Global Issues and Law

Human rights, globalization, rights dialogue, humanitarian aid and the UN. Current information and background on global issues and legal.

Topic of the week: Germany’s image

“Continuity and change”

Steven E. Sokol, President of the American Council on Germany, on transatlantic relations and Germany without Chancellor Merkel.
North America

“We need one another”

Constanze Stelzenmüller from the Brookings Institution talks about the German-American partnership at a time when political power is about to be handed over.
Topic of the week: 25 years of the UN city of Bonn

Facts about the UN city of Bonn

Bonn is the seat of many UN organizations. Find out here answers to all the important questions about these UN institutions.

The UN in Germany

35 UN organizations have their headquarters in Germany, 24 of them in the UN city of Bonn. Find out here which ones they are.

The German State

What tasks are the governmental agencies and offices responsible for in Germany and in Europe? Here you will find links to the state, politics and democracy. And you can also contact public authorities and take advantage of services for the citizens.