Press releases

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on UN resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age

Nov 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

German Government Human Rights Commissioner Christoph Strässer issued the following statement in Berlin on 27 November, after the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly approved the draft resoluti...

Meeting of the Group of Friends of UN Police: Opening Remarks by Ambassador Thoms

Nov 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Deputy Secretary General, Assistant Secretary General Titov, Police Adviser, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends of the UN Police, Welcome to the German House! I’m deli...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on securing a lasting ceasefire following the Gaza conflict

Nov 16, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement before talking to Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on 16 November:  We are seeing a renewed escalation here in the Mid...

10th Anniversary of the OSCE Berlin Declaration: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Nov 13, 2014 | GermanyUN

-- Translation of advance text -- Didier Burkhalter, Michael Link, Fellow members of the Bundestag, Colleagues, Excellencies, Representatives of Jewish organisations, Guests of the Federal Foreign Of...