Press releases

Press Release: German Government and UNESCO sign agreement establishing first UNESCO Centre for Water Resources and Global Change in Germany

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday (9 July) Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, and Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General, will sign an agreement at the Federal Foreign Office ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in Ukraine

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking in Ulan Bator today (7 July), during a visit to Mongolia, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the current situation in Ukraine:  Yesterday a meeting of the Contact ...

Joint Declaration by the Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany

Jul 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

The Foreign Ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine strongly reconfirm their commitment to sustainable peace and stability in Ukraine. In this context they stress the necessity of a sustainab...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on humanitarian aid for Iraq

Jun 28, 2014 | GermanyUN

In response to the growing humanitarian need in Iraq, the Federal Foreign Office is making two million euros available to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for projects in that count...

German Bundestag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier at budget debate

Jun 25, 2014 | GermanyUN

Alois Karl, Allow me to extend a great thank you to you and the rapporteurs for the candid and friendly consultations of recent weeks and months. Thank you too for the humorous opening to your spee...