The Chancellor and the state premiers of Germany’s sixteen federal states have agreed to extend the COVID-19 measures currently in place until 14 February. Since a mutation of the virus has been identified, that threatens to negate the efforts made to contain the pandemic, federal and state governments intend to adopt a pro-active approach to address this threat.
Two years in the United Nations Security Council
Germany’s two-year membership of the United Nations Security Council has come to an end. In 2019 and 2020 the Federal Republic of Germany had special responsibility within this body for peace and security in the world, and worked to strengthen the international oder. Here we look back at the two years (video).