Press releases

Press Release: Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the announcement of a ceasefire in Yemen

Jul 10, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on 10 July on the announcement of an unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen:  I welcome yesterday’s announcement by UN S...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Yemen

Jul 8, 2015 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on 8 July on the dramatic situation in Ye...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer congratulates Hamburg on its inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List

Jul 5, 2015 | GermanyUN

On 5 July, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee granted Hamburg’s historic warehouse and office district, Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus district with the Chilehaus building, World Heritage List status. ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Office makes available an additional one million euros in humanitarian aid

Jul 3, 2015 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on 3 July concerning humanitarian assista...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Harald Braun on the role of Climate Change as a threat multiplier for Global Security

Jun 30, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany welcomes the initiative by Malaysia and Spain to have a debate in the Security Council on the subject of “Climate change as ...