Press releases

Exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office

Oct 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Minister of State Maria Böhmer will be opening the exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office. The exhibition showcases wome...

Press Release: Statement by the Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Burundi

Oct 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (13 October) in view of the recent devel...

Minister of State Böhmer welcomes ICC ruling on the protection of cultural property

Sep 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has sentenced Ahmad Al Faqi al Mahdi to nine years’ imprisonment due to his involvement in the destruction of monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage...

Joint Statement on Syria by the Foreign Ministers of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the High Representative of the European Union

Sep 26, 2016 | GermanyUN

The devastating events in Syria this week underscore what we have been saying for some time: the burden is on Russia to prove it is willing and able to take extraordinary steps to salvage diplomatic e...

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Sep 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States condemn this weekend's attacks on Zueitina, Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, and Brega oil terminals in Libya. We call o...