Press releases

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Braun in Open Debate on “Working Methods of the Security Council"

Oct 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Gracias, Madam President, Germany is pleased to contribute to this important debate which is central to our engagement within the United Nations. I thank Argentina for providing ...

Press Release: An alliance against Ebola - Germany’s contribution

Oct 23, 2014 | GermanyUN

Germany has taken a leading role within the EU in the continent’s fight against the spread of Ebola. The Federal Government has tasked Ambassador Walter Lindner, former Regional Director for Africa as...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on stepping up humanitarian assistance for Iraq

Oct 21, 2014 | GermanyUN

Germany is releasing 20 million euros of additional funding for humanitarian assistance to help ease the suffering of people in Iraq. These funds will be available immediately and will be used mainly ...

World Health Summit: Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Ebola crisis

Oct 19, 2014 | GermanyUN

Federal Minister Gröhe, Minister Louardi, Minister Ndimubanzi, Madame Giradin, Professor Ganten, Professor Marshall, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Guests, It is a great honour and plea...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Office to provide two million euros for UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Oct 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

On 6 October Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier met the Commissioner‑General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, who has ...