Germany and the United Nations

Muslim life in Germany

Germany's Role in the United Nations

Security and non-proliferation, environment and climate change, sustainable development and human rights – the central challenges of our time – require global solutions, and for many of them, the United Nations is indispensible.

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Europe's Role in the United Nations

With the implementation of the Treaty of Lisbon on December 1, 2009, the European Union replaced the European Community. From this date on, the European Union assumed all rights and duties of the European Community, among them its status within the United Nations – whereby it retains all the existing rights and duties of the European Community.

The Structure of the United Nations

193 countries - almost all the states in the world, are members of the United Nations. Read more about the United Nations' composition and its principal organs.

Germany and the United Nations