Foreign and European Policy

Botsuanischer Präsident Seretse Khama Ian Khama in Berlin

Germany and Botswana

Since Botswana’s independence the two countries have very close, stable and cordial relations. The business sector, development and cultural cooperation are the primary areas of cooperation.

Sigmar Gabriel

Foreign policy issues

Peace and freedom are the focal points of German foreign policy. They can only be guaranteed through cooperation in a spirit of trust and a fair balancing of interests with our partners in the United Nations, NATO, G8, OSCE and EU.

Siby

Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

Human Rights Council

Germany’s human rights policy

Human rights policy is the responsibility of all policymakers in Germany: there can be no “human rights-free zones” either in foreign policy, security policy or in any other policy field.

German policy on Europe

After centuries of bloody conflict, the integration of states and their interests has defeated nationalism and brought Europe an unparalleled period of peace, prosperity and stability. That is why the completion of European integration is our top political objective.

Foreign and European Policy

Politics in Germany

Sitzung der OSZE im Bundestag

Press Releases of the German Foreign Ministry