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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 ...

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...

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals: Statement by State Minister Maria Böhmer on behalf of France, Germany and Switzerland

Mar 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. Co-Chair, Excellencies, It is a pleasure for me to address you on behalf of the constituency France, Switzerland and Germany. After eight successful sessions of stock takin...