Bilateral Relations, Foreign and European Policy

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Germany and Ghana

Ghana and Germany have established diplomatic relations 60 years ago. Since the process of democratization began in 1992 in Ghana, the two countries have intensified their diverse but vibrant cooperation.

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Foreign and European Policy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Europe and the transatlantic partnership are the cornerstones of Germany’s foreign policy. Its peace and security policy is embedded in the  multilateral concepts of NATO and UN. Managing globalization is another key issue of German foreign policy. Partnership with Africa  The German G20 Presidency  wants to put the spotlight on Africa’s economic development. It aims to take concrete steps to improve people’s living conditions in the long term and to put in place a stable environment for investment. In June 2017 a separate conference entitled "Partnership with Africa" will be held in Berlin.

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Germany’s human rights policy

Human rights policy is the responsibility of all policymakers in Germany: there can be no “human rights-free zones” either in foreign policy, security policy or in any other policy field.