Foreign policy issues

Voting at UN Security Council

Foreign policy

German foreign policy is peace policy. In collaboration with its partners, Germany is active in international organizations in pursuit of a fair, peaceful and stable international order. Within this policy, particular emphasis is placed on the prevention and resolution of crises as well as disarmament and non-proliferation. 

The Elysee Treaty

The Elysée Treaty

The Elysée Treaty, signed on January 22, 1963 by the French President, General de Gaulle, and the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer, remains the cornerstone of French-German cooperation, which is the main engine of the European Union.

Foreign policy issues

German Foreign Office in Berlin