Press releases

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Transformative Human Development - How Can a New Sustainable Development Framework Support People of All Ages?"

Jul 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Excellencies,  Distinguished panelists,  Colleagues and guests! Our event today is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the specific needs of different generations when it com...

Press Release: Germany provides humanitarian assistance for people in eastern Ukraine

Jul 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine is worrying. People’s lives are badly affected by the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine; according to United Nations reports, about 60,000 people are already in...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the presidential elections in Afghanistan

Jul 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (8 July) on the presidential elections in Afghanistan:  The people in Afghanistan have courageously defied threats and vi...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in the Middle East

Jul 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (8 July) on the tense situation in the Middle East:   Three young Israelis and a Palestinian have been murdered. The unresol...

Press Release: Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of World War I

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

(Embargoed until 8 July 2014 at 6:30 pm EDT) To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War (WW1) as the seminal catastrophe of the 20th century, France and Germany will organ...