Press releases

Launch Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms entitled "Towards a comprehensive Guidance Framework for Justice and Prisons in Peacekeeping Operations"

Apr 24, 2014 | GermanyUN

(Statement delivered at the launch of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations' latests justice and corrections materials:) Excellencies, dear colleagues and friends, ladies and gentlemen, An ...

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...

Commission on Population and Development: Statement by Director General Ursula Müller on "National experience in population matters"

Apr 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery) Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentleman Let me first of all align myself with the statement delivered earlier by the representative of Greece on be...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on mandate for destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

Apr 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

The German Bundestag has agreed today (9 April) that the Bundeswehr will provide the necessary protection for chemical weapons from Syria to be destroyed at sea. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinme...

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Train, Act, Protect: A new standard in child protection training for military peacekeepers"

Apr 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

"Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great pleasure to welcome you in the German Mission. I am very grateful to our very distinguished panelists for being here with us today to share their ...