The election of the non-permanent members of the Security Council took place in the United Nations General Assembly on Friday (8 June), which Foreign Minister Maas also attended.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and head of the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on Monday, 13 August 2018.
On 1 August 2018, Germany, together with the Pacific state Nauru, officially established the Group of Friends on Climate and Security in the United Nations. This is to bring the topic into even sharper focus on the United Nations political agenda.
The internet is playing an ever greater role in determining which stories, images and ideas shape the public discourse.Many actors are well aware of this development, some are turning to social media in particular (e.g. Facebook and Twitter) to spread disinformation that serves their own purposes.
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