Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in the Middle East

Jul 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the eve of his trip to the Middle East Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (13 July):  The rocket attacks by Hamas against Israel have triggered a spiral of ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier comments on transatlantic relations after his talks with US Secretary of State Kerry

Jul 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

At a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Kerry on the margins of the E3+3 negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Vienna t...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as the new UN Special Envoy for Syria

Jul 11, 2014 | GermanyUN

Today (11 July) Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on the appointment of Staffan de Mistura as Special Envoy of the United Nations for Syria:  I congratulate Staffan...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Transformative Human Development - How Can a New Sustainable Development Framework Support People of All Ages?"

Jul 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Excellencies,  Distinguished panelists,  Colleagues and guests! Our event today is an excellent opportunity to reflect on the specific needs of different generations when it com...

Press Release: Germany provides humanitarian assistance for people in eastern Ukraine

Jul 9, 2014 | GermanyUN

The humanitarian situation in Ukraine is worrying. People’s lives are badly affected by the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine; according to United Nations reports, about 60,000 people are already in...