Press releases

Press Release: Federal Government welcomes agreement on cessation of hostilities and peace talks in Yemen

Mar 24, 2016 | GermanyUN

Following the announcement of a cessation of hostilities and the re-launch of peace talks for Yemen, a Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement on 24 March in Berlin:  It is...

German Mission: Opening Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at a Side Event on "Women in Conflict: Mali and South Sudan" (Commission on the Status of Women)

Mar 21, 2016 | GermanyUN

Excellency, Mme. Awut Deng Acuil, Minister of Gender, South Sudan, Excellency, Mme. Sangare Oumou Ba, Minister for the Promotion of Women, Children and Family, Mali, Dear guests, We are honored by ...

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the conference Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue: "From Negotiation to Action – Towards a global Energiewende"

Mar 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to the second Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue. “Energiewende is not only ecological, but also logical” – that is how Bertrand Piccard [the Swiss pilot of the Solar Im...

Statement by Minister of State Böhmer on International Women’s Day: supporting gender-sensitive foreign policy

Mar 8, 2016 | GermanyUN

Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, gave the following statement today (8 March) on International Women’s Day:  This year’s International Women’s Day provides an opportunit...

Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier: 20 years of Bonn as a UN city – shaping a sustainable future through voluntary work

Mar 8, 2016 | GermanyUN

Secretary-General, Ms Figueres, Mr Dictus, Mr Mayor, Ladies and gentlemen, It feels good to be back in Bonn and it feels particularly good to be here with you, Secretary-General! You are a frequent v...