Foreign and European Policy

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Current developments in German foreign and European as well as bilateral relations between Germany and Namibia are focused upon here.

Germany and Namibia

Here you find information on the diplomatic relations between Germany and Namibia, on bilateral activities and on German institutions in Namibia.

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Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.

Logo of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

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.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

Foreign Policy

European Policy

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.

The Federal Government

Bundeskanzleramt