Press releases

Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier entitled “The World has come loose from its Moorings”

Jun 6, 2015 | GermanyUN

Kofi Annan, Bishop Baines, Sisters and brothers, Guests of the Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, “Where is God?” an elderly lady in a refugee camp on the Bekaa plain in Lebanon asked me. She had lo...

International Nuremberg Principles Academy: Inaugural Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Jun 6, 2015 | GermanyUN

Minister President, Mayor, Excellencies, President of the Court, Ladies and gentlemen, Seventy years ago people who had been accused of unimaginable crimes were sitting in the dock here in this room....

Article in The Globe and Mail by Chancellor Angela Merkel on the G7 Summit and Crisis Diplomacy

Jun 2, 2015 | GermanyUN

Why the G7 summit must go beyond crisis diplomacy by Angela Merkel Angela Merkel is the chancellor of Germany, which this year holds the presidency of the Group of Seven. ---------------------------...

General Assembly: Statement by State Minister Dr. Maria Böhmer on Saving the Cultural Heritage of Iraq

May 28, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, It is a privilege for Germany to introduce the draft resolution “Saving the Cultural Heritage of Iraq”, which we drafted together with our Iraqi partners. I would like to thank Depu...

Press Release: German Government actively supports continuation of the peace process in Yemen

May 20, 2015 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement today (20 May):  The Yemen conference which finished in Riyadh yesterday was an important initial step in overcoming the crisis in...