Press releases

Agreed Conclusions from the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”

Mar 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

1. The Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome documents of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and the declaratio...

Press Release: Kickoff Meeting of the Group of Friends for Gender Parity and UN Secretary-General

Mar 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

The Group of Friends for Gender Parity, comprised of 102 Member States, met with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on 24 March 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. This meeting was the first time ...

Statement by Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid Bärbel Kofler to mark World Water Day

Mar 22, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (22 March 2017) to mark World Water Day:...

Statement by Ambassador Schulz on behalf of the Group of Western European and Other States (WEOG) comemmorating the passing of Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin

Mar 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Mrs. Churkina, Excellencies, Colleagues, It was with great dismay and sadness that we received the news about the sudden death of the Ambassador of the Russian...