Press releases

Human Rights Commissioner on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Jun 26, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (26 June) to mark the International Day ...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the UN Solidarity Summit on Refugees in Uganda

Jun 23, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin today (22 June) on the occasion of the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees, which is taking place in Kampala today and tomorrow: “Th...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (20 June): “Violent conflicts, persecution and massive human rights violations are forcing more and...

Speech by Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks at the First World Ocean Conference in the United Nations General Assembly

Jun 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany fully aligns itself with the statement made by the European Union on Tuesday. I would like to make some additional remarks. Germany firmly ...

Foreign Minister Gabriel travels to Libya

Jun 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (8 June) on his arrival in Tripoli: “In Libya, we are witnessing the tremendous political, humanitarian and security policy consequences ...