Press releases

In a phone call with the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, Foreign Minister Gabriel pushes for concerted action to combat hunger and pledges to provide 15 million euros in emergency aid

Mar 12, 2017 | GermanyUN

Following a phone call with UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (12 March): Today I discussed the measures required t...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the High-Level Event “The Fight Against Impunity for Atrocities: Bringing Da’esh to Justice”

Mar 9, 2017 | GermanyUN

I would like to thank the organizers and co-hosts of this event for this opportunity today in New York to discuss the important and unfortunately all too relevant topic “Fight against Impunity for Atr...

Federal Foreign Office condemns North Korean missile launches

Mar 6, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (6 March): “Once again, North Korea has tested a number of ballistic missiles. We condemn this action by the regime in Pyong...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the panel discussion on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife

Mar 3, 2017 | GermanyUN

Dear Mr. President, Dear Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Thank you all for joining us for today’s discussion. I am sure everyone here in this room is a...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on the Syria negotiations: no breakthrough, but minimum objective reached

Mar 3, 2017 | GermanyUN

Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin today (3 March) on the conclusion of the latest round of the Syria peace talks in Geneva:  I would like to thank Staffan de Mistura for his tir...