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General Assembly: Statement by State Minister Dr. Maria Böhmer on Saving the Cultural Heritage of Iraq

May 28, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, It is a privilege for Germany to introduce the draft resolution “Saving the Cultural Heritage of Iraq”, which we drafted together with our Iraqi partners. I would like to thank Depu...

Security Council: Statement by Minister Plenipotentiary Thomas Schieb on Protection of Journalists

May 27, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, I would like to thank you for convening this important debate and thank the distinguished briefers for sharing their valuable insights with us. Germany aligns itself with the statemen...

Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York: Remarks by Ambassador Braun on celebrating 50 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany and Israel

May 19, 2015 | GermanyUN

Shalom Le Kulam, Guten Abend and good evening,       Dear David Harris! It was the American Jewish Committee that first sought contact with Germany after the catastrophe we call holocaust or Shoah. ...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Harald Braun at the Special Solemn Meeting of the General Assembly in Commemoration of all Victims of the Second World War

May 5, 2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Madam President, distinguished colleagues, As we have heard repeatedly today, when 70 years ago, in may 1945, the weapons fell silent, the world lay in ruins. Europe was devastat...