Foreign and European Policy
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.
Germany and Botswana
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.
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.
Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa
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.
Germany’s human rights policy
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.