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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...

German Bundestag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier at budget debate

Jun 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

Alois Karl, Allow me to extend a great thank you to you and the rapporteurs for the candid and friendly consultations of recent weeks and months. Thank you too for the humorous opening to your spee...

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Refugee Day and the publication of the UNHCR annual report on refugees, Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issue...

UN-Women Executive Board: National Statement on UN-Women's Strategic Plan

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, Since its inception, UN Women has moved steadily forward, guided by the principle articulated in the UN Charter- the principle of equal rights of men and women. ...