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Press Release: German Government and UNESCO sign agreement establishing first UNESCO Centre for Water Resources and Global Change in Germany

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday (9 July) Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, and Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General, will sign an agreement at the Federal Foreign Office ...

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...

Launch Event: Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Braun on the REN21 Renewables 2014 Global Status Report

Jun 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Dear Colleagues, Madam Vice-President of the World Bank, Sehr geehrte Frau Rüdiger-Vorwerk, Lieber Herr Rudischhauser, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to welcome ...

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...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at the presentation of the report “World in transition – governing the marine heritage”

Apr 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a privilege for me to welcome you all here at the German House.   Oceans and seas are the source of all life on our planet. They cover...