Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

Jun 19, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Helmut Kohl

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. Not only did he do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

Exhibition “REFUGEES: A Great Challenge”

Jun 15, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
21.06.2017: Photo Exhibition by Herlinde Koelbl "Refugees: A Great Challenge"

“What I was trying to do was to find out what happens after the arrival of the refugees, in Greece, Italy or Germany, when the spotlight on their dramatic journey has faded and the daily grind begins....

Germany becomes biggest single contributor to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies

Jun 14, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
June, 12 2017: Signing of an agreement:  US$ 3 million for CFE  - Dr Pete Salama, Executive Director of WHO’s Health Emergency Program, and Ambassador Dr Ulrich Seidenberger.

The Federal Foreign Office contributes additional US$ 3 million to the WHO Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). The new pledge comes on top of a recent US$ 5 million contribution from the German Mi...

Focus on Africa – G20 Africa Summit in Berlin

Jun 13, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
05.06.2017: Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger at the International Labour Conference in Geneva

The leading economies want to use a conference being held in Berlin on 12 and 13 June under the German G20 Presidency to create new opportunities for sustainable economic growth, investments and stabi...

Calling out around the world to join the movement against gun violence

Jun 8, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Statue "Non-Violence" (Gewaltlosigkeit) von Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd vor dem UN-Hauptquartier in New York

The life cycle of a handgun is, on average, 30 to 50 years. Using handguns is so easy that many who fire them are younger than their weapon. Unfortunately, so are many of the victims. Far too many of ...