Message from Foreign Minister Gabriel on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah

Sep 21, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt

That we in Germany once more have a large Jewish community is a precious gift which – mindful of the Shoah, the ultimate betrayal of all civilised values – we accept with gratitude and humility. On t...

Global problems require global solutions

Sep 20, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Statue "Non-Violence" (Gewaltlosigkeit) von Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd vor dem UN-Hauptquartier in New York

There is more contact between countries in New York this week than anywhere else in the world. As the member states of the United Nations (UN) convene for their 72nd General Assembly this week, the fo...

On a mission for peace

Sep 19, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
German soldiers during their UNIFIL deployment off the coast of Lebanon

Peace missions are one of the United Nations’ hallmarks. They have continued to grow in importance in recent years as an instrument of crisis prevention and crisis management. Over 120,000 blue helmet...

The whole world gathers in New York

Sep 19, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
United Nations headquarters in New York

New York: the city that never sleeps – this week at least, that will most likely be true. For from tomorrow (19 September), many of the 193 Heads of State and Government as well as Foreign Ministers w...

Rapid assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma

Sep 13, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
12.09.2017: Die Luftwaffe hat ein Transportflugzeug in die Karibik entsandt.

Hurricane Irma caused great devastation as it raged across the Caribbean and the south‑eastern United States. Last week, the Federal Foreign Office already set up a crisis unit. Moreover, a crisis sup...