Press releases

Statement by Minister of State Böhmer on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security

Jan 11, 2017 | GermanyUN

The Cabinet agreed today (11 January) on the Federal Government’s 2017‑2020 Action Plan to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security. It also appro...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Dr. Joachim Rücker in the Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Sustaining Peace

Jan 10, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statement of the European Union delivered earlier today. I thank Sweden for having initiated this timely and crucial debate. I warmly welcome Secreta...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Ursula Müller’s appointment as Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator

Jan 6, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (6 January) on Ursula Müller’s appointment as Assistant Secretary‑General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordina...

2030 Agenda High-Level Group letter to incoming Secretary-General Guterres

Dec 30, 2016 | GermanyUN

High-Level Group in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda letter to incoming Secretary-General of the United Nations His Excellency Mr António Guterres.      Excellency, It gives us great...

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the UN resolution that has just been adopted on Israeli settlement building in the occupied territories

Dec 23, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (23 December) on the UN Security Council’s adoption of a resolution on Israeli settlement building: “The Securi...