Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms during the Open Debate of the Security Council on Women, Peace and Security

Oct 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statements delivered by the European Union and by Canada on behalf of the Group of Friends of Women, Peace and Security. Today’s debate marks roughly a ...

Exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office

Oct 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Minister of State Maria Böhmer will be opening the exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office. The exhibition showcases wome...

DAAD and UNHCR enable Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Middle East to attend courses of study

Oct 24, 2016 | GermanyUN

In the future, it will be easier for Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Middle East to commence or continue courses of study in the region. This is thanks to a cooperative partnership between the Germa...

OSCE Conference on Tolerance and Diversity at the Federal Foreign Office

Oct 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

An international Conference on Tolerance and Diversity will be held on Thursday (20 October) at the Federal Foreign Office under the auspices of the German Chairmanship of the OSCE. The conference wil...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomes ceasefire in Yemen: Respite creates space for new political initiatives

Oct 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (18 October) on the situation in Yemen: “I welcome the UN‑mediated ceasefire in Yemen. The 72‑hour break in the fighting me...