Press releases

Launch of the Syria Strategic Response Plan 2015 and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan 2015-2016: Address by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Dec 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

Distinguished Undersecretary General Valerie Amos, Distinguished Undersecretary General Gina Casar, Distinguished High Commissioner Antonio Guterres, Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, T...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the election of German judge Prof. Bertram Schmitt to the International Criminal Court

Dec 12, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement today (12 December) on the election of the German legal expert Professor Bertram Schmitt as a new judge at the International Crimi...

Press Release: UNSCAR- Major German contribution to UN Arms Control

Dec 10, 2014 | GermanyUN

At the end of 2014, Germany will contribute another 1.2 million Euro (around 1.5 million USD) to the UN Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation (UNSCAR). UNSCAR is currently the only ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the occasion of international Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (10 December) to mark international Human Rights Day:  Sixty-six years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...

ECOSOC: Statement by Councellor Christian Nell on "Ebola: A threat to sustainable development”

Dec 5, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Mr. Moderator, Thank you very much for convening this special meeting of the ECOSOC on this pressing topic today. The Security Council has already dealt with this issue several times f...