Press releases

Press Release: No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

When it comes to peace and security in the world, what role should and must women play? This and other questions are being discussed today (18 November) at a conference co‑organised by the Federal Mi...

No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Friday, 18 November 2016, a conference co‑organised by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council R...

Federal Foreign Office statement on the decision by the OPCW Executive Council regarding chemical weapons use in Syria

Nov 11, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (11 November) on the adoption by the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) of ...

Speech by Minister of State Michael Roth to the German Bundestag on the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Nov 10, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Fellow members of this House, The people of Africa, our neighbouring continent, long for peace and stability. Let us do whatever we can to help them achieve this. We in Europe will also...

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms during the Open Debate of the Security Council on Women, Peace and Security

Oct 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statements delivered by the European Union and by Canada on behalf of the Group of Friends of Women, Peace and Security. Today’s debate marks roughly a ...