The Federal Republic of Germany is a value-based, vibrant democracy with a diverse political landscape.

Topic of the week: Fighting crime

Focus on security

German police officers are deployed with international security forces worldwide. We take a look at three projects.
Topic of the week: Fighting crime

'A criminal pandemic'

Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock on criminal threats and effective responses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Topic of the week: behind the scenes

How Germany responds to crises

Networked, fast, round-the-clock: Frank Hartmann, Commissioner for Crisis Management at the Federal Foreign Office, explains how he and his team work.

Women as mediators

Germany supports projects worldwide that engage women in peace processes and strengthen their rights. Here are three examples.