Politics & Foreign Policy
Bangladesh and Germany
Diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the Federal Republic of Germany were established in 1972. Our two countries can look at a longstanding and fruitful cooperation especially in the fields of development cooperation, trade and culture. If you are looking for more detailed information on the priority areas of our bilateral development cooperation, trade figures or cultural projects you will find them here.
In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - new Federal President
Nowadays European policy covers all policy fields. To be an effective advocate of Germany’s interests in Europe, the Federal Government needs efficient policy coordination mechanisms.
German policy on Europe
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.
Germany’s human rights policy
The Federal Government and other constitutional organs
Foreign policy issues
Peace and freedom are the focal points of German foreign policy. They can only be guaranteed through cooperation in a spirit of trust and a fair balancing of interests with our partners in the United Nations, NATO, G8, OSCE and EU.