In 2011, the United Nations adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. After ten years, it is now time to take stock. On 18 May, the Federal Foreign Office is hosting an international dialogue on the protection of human rights in the global economy.
The US is back as a partner in the fight against human-induced global warming. On 18 May, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will meet US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry. On the agenda are cooperation on climate diplomacy and achievement of the Paris climate Goals.
Following the peaceful revolution of 2019, the Sudan is now undergoing a transition process. Germany has supported the country from the outset. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is travelling to Paris today to attend a conference on the Sudan.
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