Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Schulz on behalf of the Group of Western European and Other States (WEOG) comemmorating the passing of Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin

Mar 21, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Mrs. Churkina, Excellencies, Colleagues, It was with great dismay and sadness that we received the news about the sudden death of the Ambassador of the Russian...

Message by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel at the opening of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue at the Federal Foreign Office

Mar 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

My colleague Ms Zypries, Mr Birol, Mr Amin, Mr Piccard, Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to the Federal Foreign Office, and welcome to the 3rd Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue! It has become something...

Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in the Philippines

Mar 16, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (16 March) on the situation in the Phili...

Federal Foreign Office on the disappearance of United Nations experts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mar 15, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (15 March): We are deeply concerned about the welfare of two seconded United Nations experts and their Congolese colleagues ...