Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz in the Security Council Open Debate on "Reform of UN Peacekeeping: Implementation and Follow Up"

Sep 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Colleagues, We are grateful to Ethiopia, President of the Security Council this month, for giving us this opportunity to reflect on the status of peacekee...

Statement by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel prior to his departure for the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York

Sep 19, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin this evening (19 September) prior to his departure for New York: We are travelling to New York today with certain expectations...

Statement by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on North Korea’s latest missile test

Sep 15, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (15 September) on North Korea’s latest missile test: North Korea is continuing to directly threaten the security of its neighbours...

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on the arrest of human rights lawyer Hegazy in Egypt

Sep 14, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (14 September) on the arrest of human ri...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz on the occasion of adoption by the General Assembly of the resolution on “Tackling Illicit trafficking in Wildlife”

Sep 11, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to address the General Assembly today on the occasion of the adoption of the third United Nations Resolution...