Standing up for peace
How Germany supports peace, security, democracy and human rights worldwide.
German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has begun a visit to #Germansoldiers in West Africa. The CDU politician arrived in Niamey, the capital of #Niger, on Sunday.
Poverty, migration, climate change – the Brandt Commission was already demanding answers to these issues 40 years ago. And for a long time it did so in vain. An interview with Germany’s Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel.
Since 1994, when the law dividing up ministries and institutions between Bonn and Berlin was passed, it hasn't been a one-way street to Berlin. Bonn has reinvented itself as the United Nations’ base in Germany.
Every third woman in Europe becomes a victim of violence in the course of her life. Since 2013, people in more than 200 countries around the world get up and dance together once a year in protest at violence towards girls and women. The campaign is called One Billion Rising, and it was founded by New York artists and activist Eve Ensler.