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Freedom Online Coalition Conference, Ulan Bator Mongolia: Statement by Ambassador Norbert Riedel, Commissioner for International Cyber Policy, Federal Foreign Office

May 4, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the Mongolian Government for organizing this year’s Freedom Online Coalition Conference here in Ulan Bator. You are great host...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "The Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace"

Apr 23, 2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Thank you Mr. President. Germany fully aligns itself with the statement of the European Union. In addition, allow me to add some remarks in my national capacity. We are grateful...

German House: Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Thoms on "Measuring Sustainable Development: How Can Science Contribute to Realizing the SDGs?"

Apr 23, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. President and Mrs. Secretary-General of the German Research Foundation,    Mr. Vice-Rector of the United Nations University,  Excellencies, ...

Press Release: Iraq and Germany launch UN initiative against ISIS vandalism of cultural heritage

Apr 21, 2015 | GermanyUN

Today, representatives of Iraq and Germany in New York announced a joint initiative to save the cultural heritage of Iraq. In the coming days, both countries will introduce a resolution of the United ...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms on "The promotion of tolerance and reconciliation"

Apr 21, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr President, We are all faced with more and more challenges and threats arising from a manifest increase of radicalisation and violent extremism, from intolerance and from hatred along ethnic or rel...