Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the panel discussion on tackling illicit trafficking in wildlife

Mar 3, 2017 | GermanyUN

Dear Mr. President, Dear Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Thank you all for joining us for today’s discussion. I am sure everyone here in this room is a...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on the Syria negotiations: no breakthrough, but minimum objective reached

Mar 3, 2017 | GermanyUN

Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin today (3 March) on the conclusion of the latest round of the Syria peace talks in Geneva:  I would like to thank Staffan de Mistura for his tir...

Press Release: In Oslo, Foreign Minister Gabriel pledges humanitarian assistance for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region

Feb 24, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (24 February) at the Oslo Humanitarian Conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region: Hundreds of thousands of children are threatened ...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the Syria peace talks in Geneva

Feb 23, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (23 February) as peace talks for Syria are officially scheduled to begin in Geneva:  “After nearly one year, there is now a possib...

Security Council: Statement by Dr. h.c. Gernot Erler, Special Representative for the OSCE, in the Open Debate on Conflict in Europe

Feb 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Permit me to first extend, on behalf of Germany, my most sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ambassador Churkin of the...