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Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 19, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day Christoph Strässer, Member of the German Bundestag and Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Off...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomes agreement on a recount of the presidential election in Afghanistan

Jul 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (13 July) on the fringes of the talks on the Iranian nuclear programme in Vienna:  I welcome the agreement to conduct a full a...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Transformative Human Development - How Can a New Sustainable Development Framework Support People of All Ages?"

Jul 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Excellencies,  Distinguished panelists,  Colleagues and guests! Our event today is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the specific needs of different generations when it com...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the presidential elections in Afghanistan

Jul 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (8 July) on the presidential elections in Afghanistan:  The people in Afghanistan have courageously defied threats and vi...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on humanitarian aid for Iraq

Jun 28, 2014 | GermanyUN

In response to the growing humanitarian need in Iraq, the Federal Foreign Office is making two million euros available to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for projects in that count...