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...

Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener, new CRPD Chairperson

Mar 23, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
20.03.2017: Prof. Dr. Theresa Degener, neue Vorsitzende des Fachausschusses der VN-Behindertenrechtskonvention

Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener was elected Chairperson of the panel of experts of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 20 March, during its 70th session. On this occasion, ambas...

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017 starts

Mar 22, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
20.03.2017: Economics Minister Zypries and Foreign Minister Gabriel at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

On Monday (20 March), Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the Federal Foreign Office. With the mot...

One million euros for the conflict in Syria

Mar 16, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel with UN Secretary-General António Guterres

The terrible conflict in Syria has been raging for six years. Again and again, we hear reports of the gravest violations of international law by Islamist terrorist groups and by the Assad regime. “The...

Germany provides 15 million Euros for emergency aid

Mar 13, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel  Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

Following a phone call with UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (12 March): "Today I discussed the measures required ...