Press releases

Side Event: Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Thoms on "Defining the role of Migration on the post-2015 agenda“

Dec 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Director General Swing, High Commissioner Al Hussein Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you very much for coming together this morning to discuss the role of migratio...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the election of German judge Prof. Bertram Schmitt to the International Criminal Court

Dec 12, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement today (12 December) on the election of the German legal expert Professor Bertram Schmitt as a new judge at the International Crimi...

Press Release: UNSCAR- Major German contribution to UN Arms Control

Dec 10, 2014 | GermanyUN

At the end of 2014, Germany will contribute another 1.2 million Euro (around 1.5 million USD) to the UN Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation (UNSCAR). UNSCAR is currently the only ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the occasion of international Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (10 December) to mark international Human Rights Day:  Sixty-six years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...

ECOSOC: Statement by Councellor Christian Nell on "Ebola: A threat to sustainable development”

Dec 5, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Mr. Moderator, Thank you very much for convening this special meeting of the ECOSOC on this pressing topic today. The Security Council has already dealt with this issue several times f...