Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the fight against Ebola

Sep 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has decided to increase Federal Foreign Office aid for the countries affected by the Ebola virus by another five million euros. He issued the following statem...

Rally against anti-Semitism organised by the Central Council of Jews in Germany in Berlin: Speech by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

Sep 14, 2014 | GermanyUN

Federal President, Mr Graumann, Mr Lauder, Cardinal Marx, Mr Schneider, Governing Mayor Wowereit, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   The fact that today there are again more than 100,000...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the murder of the British hostage by ISIS and the conference on support for Iraq in Paris

Sep 14, 2014 | GermanyUN

In the run-up to the conference on support for Iraq in Paris on 15 September, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (14 September): The murder of B...

Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the German Bundestag debate on the Federal Foreign Office budget

Sep 11, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr President and colleagues! I would have liked to have been able to see you back here in Berlin after a long summer break and to have had good news for you. But firstly, the summer break, if you can...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on the Responsibility to Protect

Sep 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, I would like to thank you, the Secretary-General, Professor Welsh and Special Adviser Dieng for this important debate and the report. This informal interactive dial...