Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Ukrainian President Poroshenko's peace plan

Jun 21, 2014 | GermanyUN

In Istanbul on 21 June, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement concerning the peace plan and ceasefire announced yesterday by Ukrainian President Poroshenko: I welcom...

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2014 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of World Refugee Day and the publication of the UNHCR annual report on refugees, Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issue...

Press Release by Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on new UN Report on Ukraine

Jun 18, 2014 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued this statement today (18 June) following the publication of t...

UN-Women Executive Board: National Statement on UN-Women's Strategic Plan

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, Since its inception, UN Women has moved steadily forward, guided by the principle articulated in the UN Charter- the principle of equal rights of men and women. ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier congratulates Prince Zeid on his appointment as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier today (17 June) issued the following statement on the appointment of Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al‑Hussein of Jordan as United Nations High Commissioner for Human ...