Press releases

Statement by Legal Advisor Kerstin Pürschel at the General Assembly’s meeting on the report of the Peacebuilding Commission and the Peacebuilding Fund

Apr 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues,   Germany aligns itself with the statement to be delivered by the European Union on behalf of the Union. Mr. President, Allow ...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of UNDP

Apr 19, 2017 | GermanyUN

Whilst on a trip to Iraq, Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (19 April) on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): ...

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on the missile test in North Korea

Apr 16, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (16 April): Today, on Easter Sunday morning (local time), North Korea again tested a missile. The test obviously failed. Reg...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on Syria

Apr 13, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement on the fringes of his trip to Belgrade: It is most regrettable that the Security Council has, as a result of a further Russian veto, fai...