Press releases

Human Rights Commissioner on International Women’s Day

Mar 8, 2016 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office issued a statement today (7 March 2016) on the occasion of International Women’s Day: It...

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on the tightening of sanctions against North Korea

Mar 2, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on 2 March regarding the UN resolution on North Korea: The Federal Government welcomes the UN Security Council’s move to tighten s...

Security Council - Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on 29 February 2016

Feb 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Thank you, Mr. President! Excellencies! It is an honor for me to address the Council today as Chairman-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the largest regional arran...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Jochen Flasbarth’s candidacy for Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Feb 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Speaking on the fringes of the UN Security Council meeting in New York today (28 February), Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement on Jochen Flasbarth’s candidacy for ...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on his trip to New York and Washington

Feb 28, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 28 February ahead of his trip to New York and Washington: The German-American friendship is a valuable asset, our ...