Press releases

German Bundestag: Speech by State Minister Dr. Maria Böhmer on safeguarding UNESCO World Cultural Heritage

Jun 18, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Fellow members of this House, Bamyan, Timbuktu, Mosul, Nimrud, Ninawa, Hatra, Palmyra, Sana’a. Once proud cultural sites – now the scenes of horrific events. Time and again, we find ou...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Libyan peace talks

Jun 17, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on the Libyan peace talks:  If what we are hearing from the field is accurate then we have taken an important step forward with th...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Yemen talks in Geneva

Jun 16, 2015 | GermanyUN

In Berlin Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the talks on Yemen beginning in Geneva today (16 June): That the parties to the conflict in Yemen are now for the first time ho...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on the actions of ISIS and the Assad regime to the north of Aleppo

Jun 16, 2015 | GermanyUN

On 16 June on the margins of his visit to Ukraine, Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following ...

Annual Meeting of Heads of Military Components: Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Thoms

Jun 15, 2015 | GermanyUN

Dear General Maqsood Ahmed, Generals, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great pleasure to warmly welcome you today! Not only your annual meeting in New York, but also your visit to the German House has ...