Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier calls for immediate ceasefire in Middle East

Jul 30, 2014 | GermanyUN

Against the background of ongoing fighting in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (30 July): The ever more intense fighting in and around Gaza which in...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier announces an additional 8.5 million euros in humanitarian aid for Gaza

Jul 30, 2014 | GermanyUN

The Federal Foreign Office is providing an additional 8.5 million euros in humanitarian aid for Gaza. Commenting on this, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (30 July):  ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in Ukraine and EU Sanctions

Jul 30, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (30 July) on the current situation in Ukraine and the latest steps Europe has taken in its crisis diplomacy.  The chaos in eastern Ukr...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Braun in Open Debate on Regional Cooperation in UN Peacekeeping

Jul 28, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Thank you Mr. President, I join others in thanking the government of Rwanda for organizing this timely open debate. The regional dimension of peacekeeping is indeed a key aspect...

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at IPI Event "EU-UN Partnership in Peace Operations: Lessons-Learned and the Way Forward"

Jul 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Excellencies, Mr. Ladsous, Colleagues and friends, Ambassador Lambertini has already explained the overall rationale of the project launched by the Italian EU-Presidency, which we...