Donor-Conference for Yemen – Germany pledged over 100 Mio. €

Apr 25, 2017 | StV-G.SCH

On Tuesday, the 25.04.2017, the international community came together in Geneva for a donor conference for Yemen organized by the UN, Sweden and Switzerland. The objective was to draw attention to the...

Visit to Jordan: recognition and support for hosting Syrian refugees

Apr 24, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Foreign Minister Gabriel at the Caritas community centre for refugees in Amman.

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is going to unimaginable lengths in its efforts to host refugees from the region. The country’s 6.5 million inhabitants share their country, 80 percent of which consist...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of UNDP

Apr 20, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt

Whilst on a trip to Iraq, Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (19 April) on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): ...

Berlin Humanitarian Call – mobilising aid to combat hunger around the world

Apr 18, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
12.04.2017: Foreign Minister Gabriel at the conference on the Berlin Humanitarian Call

It’s not yet too late. The famine in the Horn of Africa and in the Lake Chad region can still be averted. Foreign Minister Gabriel and Development Minister Müller therefore issued an appeal to the int...

Responsibility for stability and development: the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Lucca

Apr 10, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
10.04.2017: Preparations are under way: the Palazzo Ducale in Lucca is being decorated with flags of the G7 countries

The G7 Foreign Ministers are convening in Lucca, Italy, on Monday and Tuesday (10 and 11 April). Around six weeks before the G7 Summit, they are set to discuss displacement and migration, counter-terr...