German Foreign Policy


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.

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Germany and Malawi

Here you will find information on the bilateral relations, as well as links to political institutions.

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.

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Germany's Foreign and EU Policy

Keep up with the latest news and events of German foreign policies


Germany is a reliable, credible and experienced partner for peace, security and stability.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

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Current articles on the FFO Website

EU news – Finding out more about Brussels & co

European Parliament

With its many institutions, the European Union occasionally seems like something of a labyrinth but a new website has been launched to help. At, people wanting to know more can access news from all the EU institutions.