#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...

A further 235 million euros in stabilisation and humanitarian aid

Mar 27, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Inhabitants return to the liberated city of Tikrit

Germany is increasing its funding for aid to people in Iraq and in Syria. The commitment to provide an additional 235 million euros in stabilisation and humanitarian aid was made at a meeting of the G...