Press releases

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...

Statement by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on the situation in Myanmar

Sep 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (8 September) on the situation in Rakhine State in Myanmar: I am very concerned about the most recent outbreak of fighting in Rakh...

Human Rights Commissioner on the arrest of the Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro

Sep 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (8 September) on the arrest of the Pales...