On 26 March 2014, the Federal Cabinet approved the Annual Disarmament Report for 2013. For the Federal Government, disarmament and arms control are cornerstones of German foreign and security policy.
The Federal Government Report on Progress on Arms Control, Disarmament, Non‑Proliferation and the Development of the Capabilities of the Armed Forces presents the main focuses of German disarmament and arms‑control policy for the 2013 reporting period.
The Annual Disarmament Report, as it is called, offers a comprehensive overview of the major international challenges and main developments in the area of disarmament and arms control. Furthermore, it illustrates Germany’s aims and the measures it undertakes in the disarmament sector.