Standing up for peace

Deutschland als Partner in der Welt
How Germany supports peace, security, democracy and human rights worldwide.




UN Peacemissions

Stolen childhood

The International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers takes a stand against exploitation: where children are especially at risk.

Boundless courage

They risk their lives for their ideals: Fifteen strong women and men receive the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law.

“Today’s international agenda”

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.

The UN Campus in Bonn

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.

Women in the United Nations: One Billion Rising

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.