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34th Forum on Global Issues at the Federal Foreign Office: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on Climate Change and Humanitarian Assistance

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Members of Parliament, Ladies and gentlemen, Guests, A very warm welcome to the Federal Foreign Office for this 34th Forum on Global Issues! As Federal Government Commissioner for Hum...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier congratulates Prince Zeid on his appointment as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier today (17 June) issued the following statement on the appointment of Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al‑Hussein of Jordan as United Nations High Commissioner for Human ...

UNICEF Executive Board: National Statement on the Annual Report

Jun 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered by Minister Councillor Dr. Jörg Polster) Mr. President, Executive Director, Members of the Executive Board, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking the Executive Director f...

ECOSOC World Youth Forum: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at side event entitled “Skilled for excellence and development”

Jun 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:)   "Excellencies, distinguished delegates, dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honor and pleasure to welcome all of you to the German House. The German Mission is hostin...

ECOSOC Integration Segment: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on Sustainable Urbanization

May 29, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Mr. Vice-President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Like many of you, Germany strongly believes in the huge potential of cities. Without their active participation we will not be able to se...