Press releases

Press Release: In Oslo, Foreign Minister Gabriel pledges humanitarian assistance for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region

Feb 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (24 February) at the Oslo Humanitarian Conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region: Hundreds of thousands of children are threatened ...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the Syria peace talks in Geneva

Feb 23, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (23 February) as peace talks for Syria are officially scheduled to begin in Geneva:  “After nearly one year, there is now a possib...

Security Council: Statement by Dr. h.c. Gernot Erler, Special Representative for the OSCE, in the Open Debate on Conflict in Europe

Feb 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Permit me to first extend, on behalf of Germany, my most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ambassador Churkin of the...

Federal Government condemns North Korean missile test

Feb 13, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin today (12 February) in response to North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile:  In 2017, North Korea is continuing to violate...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on Children and Armed Conflict

Feb 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Over the last two decades, we have come a long way in establishing and improving the international framework for the protection of children in conflicts. We have created mechanisms a...