Press releases

Press Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Lebanon conference in Paris

Mar 5, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today in Paris before the start of an international conference on Lebanon:  With the formation of a government of national unity, Lebanon is...

Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals: Statement by State Minister Maria Böhmer on behalf of France, Germany and Switzerland

Mar 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. Co-Chair, Excellencies, It is a pleasure for me to address you on behalf of the constituency France, Switzerland and Germany. After eight successful sessions of stock takin...

Press Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in Ukraine

Mar 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Geneva on 4 March 2014 after holding talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon o...

Side Event on Wildlife and Sustainable Development: Opening Statement by State Minister Dr. Maria Böhmer

Mar 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Ambassador Norachit Sinhaseni, Ambassador Thoms, Dear Mr Pasztor, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen! On 20th December 2013 the United Nations General Assembly decided to procla...