Press releases

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer on the situation in Yemen

Jun 19, 2015 | GermanyUN

On 19 June Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office and acting Chair of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, issued the following statement on the latest terrorist attacks and the...

Side Event: Welcoming Remarks by Ambassador Thoms presenting the "Me/We Syria project"

Jun 18, 2015 | GermanyUN

Dear Ambassador Hmoud, Distinguished Panelists, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I would like to warmly welcome you to the German Mission to the United Nations! Thank you very much for being here with us ...

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...