Germany in the United Nations

Im Dialog: Der UN-Sicherheitsrat
UN General Assembly in New York: Germany assumes more responsibility in difficult times.

Serving for peace

Maintaining peace is a central role of the United Nations. Germany participates in many missions – with soldiers, police officers and civilian personnel.


UN Campus Bonn

UN City Bonn: centre of sustainability

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Christoper Heusgen
We ask

“Our programme is ‘Together First’”

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Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

“Positively influencing the destinies of many people”

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Filippo Grandi
We ask

“There is a crisis, but not in Europe”

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Quick facts
German peacekeepers

are currently deployed on United Nations peacekeeping missions.


was the year West Germany became a member of the UN – as the same time as East Germany.

158.5 million
US dollars

was Germany’s contribution to the United Nations budget in 2017.

UN agencies

are domiciled in Germany, most of them in Bonn.

Together for peace

How German soldiers, police and civilians are assuming responsibility around the globe on behalf of the United Nations.