Qatar is hosting the inaugural World Beach Games from 11-16 October 2019. Around 1,300 athletes from 97 countries will be competing in 14 disciplines in Doha. Venues for the games are Katara Beach,…
With the aim of building confidence between the various parties to the conflict and groups, Germany and Qatar co-hosted an intra-Afghan dialogue conference in Doha last weekend (7 and 8 July), where over 60 Afghans met to discuss an end to the conflict and the future structure of their country.
On 8 June 2018, Germany was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2019-20 term. This is the sixth time that the country has assumed major responsibility for peace and security in this function.
In the first half of 2020, Croatia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The 56th Munich Security Conference (MSC) will focus on the challenge to the world order shaped by the West as well as concrete solutions to current conflicts. Foreign Minister Maas will conduct talks on Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine, among others.
At the start of an intensive year in German-Chinese relations Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi for talks in Berlin today (13.02.) The agenda will include support in the coronavirus crisis and cooperation on international challenges such as the conflict in Libya.
Thanks to the most ambitious free trade agreement with an emerging economy to date, industrial tariffs between the EU and Viet Nam will soon be eliminated. In addition, the agreement sets down binding high standards for climate change mitigation, employee rights and fair competition.
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