Press releases

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner concerned about increasing violence and threats against journalists in South Sudan

Aug 21, 2015 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement today (21 August) on his increasing c...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer responds to murder of former head Palmyra archaeologist by ISIS

Aug 20, 2015 | GermanyUN

Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on 19 August upon hearing that the terrorist militia group ISIS had murdered Khaled al‑Asaad, former head ...

Press Release: Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid on World Humanitarian Day

Aug 19, 2015 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, issued the f...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the UN Security Council statement on Syria

Aug 17, 2015 | GermanyUN
UN Security Council meeting

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 17 August on the adoption in the Security Council of a presidential statement on Syria: For the second time in the last two weeks, the Se...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the UN Security Council resolution on Syria

Aug 7, 2015 | GermanyUN
UN Security Council meeting

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 7 August on the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution on the establishment of an OPCW‑United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism ...