German foreign policy is value-oriented and interest driven. It is committed to using the opportunities of globalization and minimize its risks. Assertive promotion of inalienable and universal human rights is an important part of this value-based foreign policy.
The political section acts as a link between the Nigerian and the German Government. Apart from the preparation of mutual visits, bilateral talks and political negotiations, the political coverage of Nigeria in particular is one of its main tasks. Bilateral relations with Nigeria are good and the mutual exchange is correspondingly vibrant.
The Foreign Office and its missions abroad is committed to improving conditions for the activities of the German business world. Among other things, it is involved in the negotiation of investment promotion and investment protection treaties as well as double taxation agreements and stands as a representative of the German Federal Government in international fora such as the WTO, OECD, UN and EU for trade and investment-friendly environment and equal opportunities for German companies.
For the economic section of the German Embassy Abuja this means in concrete terms, to both promote German economic interests in Nigeria and to protect and promote investment in Germany as well as contribute to the further development of equitable and sustainable global economic cooperation. We see ourselves as a political companion, networker and facilitator.
Economy and Development
In addition to the political and economic relations, cultural relations and education policy is one of the three pillars of German foreign policy and one of its most sustainable instruments. Cultural and educational programs directly reach the people in our partner countries, thus laying a broad foundation for stable international relations. They also provide global confidence in Germany - our society, economy and politics gain important and reliable partners through these.
The cultural and press sections at the German Embassy Abuja, together with partners such as the Goethe Institute therefore, is devoted to the promotion of the German language and culture in Nigeria and the cultural exchanges between Nigeria and Germany. It is also responsible for the embassy's public relations and is the contact partner for journalists.
Culture, Education, Sport