Press releases

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Dr. Joachim Rücker in the Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Sustaining Peace

Jan 10, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statement of the European Union delivered earlier today. I thank Sweden for having initiated this timely and crucial debate. I warmly welcome Secreta...

2030 Agenda High-Level Group letter to incoming Secretary-General Guterres

Dec 30, 2016 | GermanyUN

High-Level Group in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda letter to incoming Secretary-General of the United Nations His Excellency Mr António Guterres.      Excellency, It gives us great...

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on yesterday’s suicide attack in Yemen

Dec 19, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (19 December) on yesterday’s suicide attack in Yemen:  “We condemn in the strongest possible terms another brutal attack on ...

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler on the Human Rights Council’s special session on South Sudan today

Dec 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (14 December) on the special session of ...

Declaration on the Launch of the African Women Leaders Network

Dec 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

The 2015 Global Study on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), emphasized the positive contributions women’s effective participation brings to peace and security interventi...