The German Embassy Nairobi is in charge of the bilateral relations not only with Kenya but also with Somalia and the Seychelles.

The Ambassador is also accredited as Germany's Permanent Representative at the UN organizations UNEP and UN-HABITAT in Nairobi.


Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Federal Foreign Office in Berlin

The main entrance of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Grafische Darstellung der Mitglieder des Sicherheitsrats in englischer Sprache

DGermany is applying for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2019‑2020 term.

Africa in Germany's Foreign Policy

Germany's political interests and objectives with regard to sub-Saharan Africa centre on the promotion of democracy, stability and prosperity.