Press releases

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 ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah in Afghanistan

Sep 29, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (29 September) on the inauguration of Ashraf Ghani as the new president of Afghanistan and of Abdullah Abdullah ...

General Assembly: Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier in the General Debate

Sep 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Colleagues, 2014 is a special year for us Europeans – a special year of commemoration. •        In the summer one hundred years ago, European diplomacy failed and the world slid int...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on reaching 50 ratifications of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

Sep 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

Commenting on the fact that 50 states have now ratified the Arms Trade Treaty, thus ensuring its entry into force, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (25 September) issued the following st...