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Press Release: Tenth Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development

Jun 27, 2017 | GermanyUN

On 28 June 2017, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will open the Tenth Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) at the Federal Foreign Office. The meeting is the highlight of the f...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of UNDP

Apr 19, 2017 | GermanyUN

Whilst on a trip to Iraq, Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (19 April) on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Office on the election of the new Chairperson of the African Union and the new Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Jan 31, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (31 January) on the election of the new Chairperson of the African Union, Alpha Condé, and the new Chairperson of the African...

Opening Statement by Ambassador Braun at panel discussion event "Surviving Syria's Prisons: Torture and other ill-treatment by state forces and non-state armed groups"

Jul 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my honor to welcome you to this panel discussion on torture and ill-treatment in the Syria conflict. This is the third event within a year t...

High-Level Thematic Debate - Statement by Ambassador Braun on “UN@70: Human rights at the center of the global agenda”

Jul 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Thank you, Mr. President,                              The past 70 years since the founding of the United Nations have clearly demonstrated that all its three pillars are ...