Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz in the Security Council Open Arria Meeting on Attacks on Schools

Oct 13, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. Chair, Thank you for convening this Arria meeting on such a relevant and pressing issue. The latest SG report on Children and Armed Conflicts—in which 11 parties to conflict are listed for attack...

Statement on Nuclear Disarmament by Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament

Oct 13, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. Chairman, Germany fully aligns itself with the statements delivered by the NPDI and the BLM. Germany is fully committed to the goal of a world without nuclear weapons. We are convinced that nuc...

German Statement at the high-level plenary meeting of the Assembly to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Sep 26, 2017 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   A world without nuclear weapons is a shared responsibility of each and every one of us. The German government entirely shares this goal. We have thus always b...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz on the occasion of the UNAMA Quarterly Debate on Afghanistan

Sep 25, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Minister Rabbani, Distinguished Colleagues, To start, let me thank the Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Mr. Yamamoto, for his comprehensive briefing and both him and his sta...

Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) Joint Statement on North Korea

Sep 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

The Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) condemns in the strongest terms the repeated nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches conducted by North Korea, including the nuclear test c...