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To mark the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, Poland has invited participants to a debate on strengthening international humanitarian law within the context of its Security Council Presidency. Foreign Minister Maas will attend the Security Council meeting in New York.
The impact of the 15-year civil war (1977-1992) continues to make itself felt in Mozambique in southeast Africa. The government and opposition have now reached a peace agreement that is intended to stabilise the country in the long term.
The challenges of displacement and migration are complex and require solutions at various levels. However, a rapid and pragmatic answer is urgently needed as regards the distribution of people rescued at sea. Germany is willing to do its part.
Rotimi John Omole, supervisor of Farmer Business Schools in Nigeria, on the “brown gold”, writes the German development agency GIZ.
The Social Cash Transfer Programme (SCTP) exists to help ensure that the basic needs of the poorest families in Malawi are met. German Development Bank KfW has now been investing in the programme for ten years. Three striking examples show how people’s lives have changed as a result, writes the KfW.
One of the most complex crises in the world is found in the Lake Chad region. Germany is supporting regional endeavours to overcome the crisis and providing a further 40 million euros.
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