Global Issues and Law

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

Put to the test

Germany is committed to strengthening human rights. How successful is it in this endeavour? Photo artists offer answers.

Flashpoints of foreign policy

250 politicians and experts will soon be discussing the state of the world – and possible consequences of Germany’s domestic political situation for Europe.

Impressions from Hamburg

Hard negotiations, creative street protests – and a long-awaited handshake: The G20 Summit has opened in Hamburg. The highlights in images.