The goal of international civilian peace missions is to ensure long-term security. Germany supports civilian peace initiatives by the United Nations, the OSCE and others by providing financial support and human resources.
Two premieres and controversial issues: these are the participants, topics and programme of the Munich Security Conference 2018.
A voice from India: Jaiveer Shergill names the three most threatening global conflicts.
A voice from Tunisia: The most urgent issues that Imen Ben Mohamed will address at the Munich Security Conference.
Daily patrols, vast distances, living in containers: on the everyday life of the UN Observer Mission in Western Sahara.
The International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers takes a stand against exploitation: where children are especially at risk.
Volunteer aid worker Marc Winzen tells how the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) provides international emergency aid.
What can science do for peace? An expert talks about current conflicts and new study opportunities.
Where are Germany's soldiers deployed worldwide? What are their tasks? An overview.
They are mediators, election observers or construction workers: how civilian professionals contribute to the success of peace missions.
Germany works on stabilising crisis-hit countries. But what does stabilisation mean in practice? One example is Afghanistan, where teaching police to read and write is making the country safer.