Berlin, January 18-22, 2021 - The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference on agricultural and food policy issues and has been held for the past twelve years in January at the beginning of the International Green Week in Berlin.
New York, 31 December 2020 - December 2020 marked the end of Germany's two-year membership in the United Nations Security Council. From the Berlin Process on Libya to a new political mission in Sudan and the campaign against sexualized violence: a look back at two eventful years.
Rome, 10 December 2020 - Read the transcript of the acceptance speech by David Beasley, Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme, at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony here.
Rome, 7 December 2020 – In the face of a looming food crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has committed funds to the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to help ensure small-scale farmers can continue growing food in some of the poorest regions of the world.
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Following a difficult year in EU-Turkish relations, there are currently some signals of détente coming out of Ankara. Foreign Minister Maas wants to encourage Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu to continue and to consolidate this constructive path.
There is a danger of death for people on both sides of the contact line stretching for over 450 km in eastern Ukraine as the terrain is mined. The organisation HALO Trust is working to clear the mines, efforts supported by Germany to the tune of two million euro.
Germany, France, Egypt and Jordan are working together in the Munich format to inject fresh impetus into the Middle East peace process. In Cairo, the Foreign Ministers are discussing concrete steps for a rapprochement between Israel and the Palestinians – and how they can support it.