Press releases

Proposal to the United Nations Security Council by the Group of Like-Minded States on targeted sanctions

Nov 12, 2015 | GermanyUN

Please find Letter to UNSC and proposals for fair and clear procedures for a more effective UN sanctions system in the links below.

Press Release: Climate agreement in Paris – a starting signal for global transformation?

Nov 12, 2015 | GermanyUN

Climate change experts gathered at the Federal Foreign Office today to give a briefing on the political challenges of the upcoming United Nations conference on, and economic issues related to, climate...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Nov 10, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin today (10 November) on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of ...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Burundi

Nov 6, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 6 November on the situation in Burundi: The reports from Burundi of recent days concern me greatly. Constantly escalating viole...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Revised legislation on the protection of cultural property will help to combat illegal trade in cultural objects

Nov 4, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 4 November on the planned revision of German legislation on the protection of cultural property: Cultural objects ...