Whether it be the fight against sexual violence, or disarmament – Germany has used the first year of its term on the Security Council to advance key issues. The second year’s focus will be on disarmament, crisis prevention and preserving the international order.
A second flight with urgently needed protective equipment and other aid supplies from Germany is on its way to China today. Germany stands by China’s side in the fight against the coronavirus and wants to provide concrete help for those affected, stressed Foreign Minister Maas.
Every day, two cases of sexualized violence are recorded in the conflict-hit regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Germany is tackling the topic of sexualized violence in conflicts in the UN Security Council via Resolution 2467.
The major earthquake last November claimed 51 lives and caused serious damage to infrastructure. At a donor conference in Brussels, Germany pledged 11 million euros of assistance for long-term reconstruction.
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