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...

#SyriaConf2017: Germany pledges a further 1.169 billion euros to support people in Syria

Apr 6, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
05.04.2017: Foreign Minister Gabriel at the Conference on Syria 2017

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel pledged over one billion euros of additional aid at the conference on Syria in Brussels. More than 70 delegations convened on 4 and 5 April in order to discuss concrete...

Dr. Bärbel Kofler on International Mine Awareness Day

Apr 4, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Bärbel Kofler

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement to mark International Mine Awareness Day (4 Ap...

60 years of the Treaties of Rome – Europe, a success story

Mar 27, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Federal Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (l.) and the State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Walter Hallstein, sign the Treaties of Rome in the Palace of the Conservators on the Capitoline Hill in Rome on 25 March 1957.

On 25 March, the whole of Europe will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, the Trea...

ECOSOC President visits ILO and discusses the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Mar 27, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
20.03.2017: Ilo Verwaltungsrat: v. l.n.r. Botschafter Shava aus Simbabwe, ECOSOC-Präsident, Guy Ryder, ILO-Generaldirektor, Botschafter Ulrich Seidenberger, Vorsitzender des Verwaltungsrates

On 20 March, the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) received the President of UN ECOSOC, ambassador Shava from Zimbabwe. The chairperson of the Governing Body, ambassador Se...