Press releases

Foreign Minister Gabriel on reports of a poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun

Apr 4, 2017 | GermanyUN

On the margins of his visit to London, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (4 April) on reports of a poison gas attack in Syria’s Idlib province: Should reports be co...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on support for the peace agreement in Colombia

Mar 30, 2017 | GermanyUN

Today (30 March) Foreign Minister Gabriel commented as follows on the signing of a cooperation agreement on practical support for the UN Mission in Colombia provided by the Federal Agency for Technica...

Statement by Ambassador Schulz on the occasion of the UN Security Council Open Arria Meeting on Women, Peace and Security and Mediation

Mar 27, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statements delivered by the European Union and by Turkey on behalf of the Group of Friends of Women, Peace and Security. I thank the United Kingdom and ...

Agreed Conclusions from the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”

Mar 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

1. The Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome documents of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and the declaratio...

Press Release: Kickoff Meeting of the Group of Friends for Gender Parity and UN Secretary-General

Mar 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

The Group of Friends for Gender Parity, comprised of 102 Member States, met with UN Secretary-General António Guterres on 24 March 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. This meeting was the first time ...