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Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region”

Mar 21, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, I would like to thank you for convening this debate, which comes at a time when the Great Lakes Region is at a crossroads. Germany aligns itself with the st...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in Arria formula meeting on the impact of illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons to poaching in Africa

Nov 30, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, distinguished colleagues,   In the course of this meeting 7 African elephants will be slaughtered for their ivory. The number of elephants and rhinos that die at the ha...

Press Release: Climate agreement in Paris – a starting signal for global transformation?

Nov 12, 2015 | GermanyUN

Climate change experts gathered at the Federal Foreign Office today to give a briefing on the political challenges of the upcoming United Nations conference on, and economic issues related to, climate...

Security Council: Open Debate - Statement by Ambassador Braun on “Peace and Security Challenges Facing Small Islands Developing States"

Jul 30, 2015 | GermanyUN
Ambassador Braun in the Security Council

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany applauds the initiative by New Zealand to convene this Open Debate. It offers a rare, b...