Press releases

Foreign Minister Steinmeier: “The ceasefire announced by Moscow can only be the starting point. More can be done.”

Oct 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (18 October) on the situation in Syria: The cessation of hostilities in and on Aleppo for a few hours on Thursd...

Press Release: Statement by the Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Burundi

Oct 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (13 October) in view of the recent devel...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on 20 years of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Oct 7, 2016 | GermanyUN

Commenting on the 20th anniversary of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea being celebrated in Hamburg, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 7 October: I would l...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Security Council decision to appoint António Guterres as the new UN Secretary-General

Oct 6, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (6 October) on the Security Council decision to appoint António Guterres as the new UN Secretary-General:  “I am pleased that the Secu...

Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2016 in Warszaw - Closing Speech of the OSCE Chairmanship

Sep 30, 2016 | GermanyUN

Given by Ambassador Eberhard Pohl on behalf of the Special Representative of the Federal Government for the OSCE Chairmanship 2016 Gernot Erler *** Michael Link, Lamberto Zannier, Excellencies, Ladi...