Press releases

Commission on Population and Development: Statement by Director General Ursula Müller on "National experience in population matters"

Apr 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery) Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentleman Let me first of all align myself with the statement delivered earlier by the representative of Greece on be...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on mandate for destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

Apr 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

The German Bundestag has agreed today (9 April) that the Bundeswehr will provide the necessary protection for chemical weapons from Syria to be destroyed at sea. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinme...

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Train, Act, Protect: A new standard in child protection training for military peacekeepers"

Apr 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

"Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great pleasure to welcome you in the German Mission. I am very grateful to our very distinguished panelists for being here with us today to share their ...

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on “Accountable and effective development cooperation in a Post-2015 Era”

Apr 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:) "Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Mr. Wu Hongbo, Professor Ocampo, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, thank you for letting m...