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Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Sep 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr President, Germany aligns itself with the statement presented by the European Union. Allow me to thank today’s speakers for sharing their expertise and insight with us. You ha...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Afghanistan

Sep 6, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier was in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 6 September for separate talks with President Hamid Karzai, Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani, the two presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani...

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...