Press releases

Security Council: Statement by Dr. h.c. Gernot Erler, Special Representative for the OSCE, in the Open Debate on Conflict in Europe

Feb 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Permit me to first extend, on behalf of Germany, my most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ambassador Churkin of the...

Federal Government condemns North Korean missile test

Feb 13, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin today (12 February) in response to North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile:  In 2017, North Korea is continuing to violate...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on Children and Armed Conflict

Feb 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Over the last two decades, we have come a long way in establishing and improving the international framework for the protection of children in conflicts. We have created mechanisms a...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz in the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform

Feb 7, 2017 | GermanyUN

Thank you Co-Chairs, I would like to respond to the “elements of discussion” you have presented yesterday.  Firstly, Germany agrees with you that the ---principles— of the IGN are already laid out i...

Joint Statement of the G-4 Directors General and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Meeting – New York City, 2 February 2017

Feb 2, 2017 | GermanyUN

1.         The Directors General (DGs) on United Nations Affairs and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations in New York of the G4 countries (Brazil, India, Japan and Germany) met at the invit...