Press releases

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 ...

7th European Dialogue on Internet Governance: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on "Digital Society at Stake ? Europe and the Future of the Internet"

Jun 12, 2014 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Dear guests, Welcome to the Federal Foreign Office and Welcome to the Seventh European Dialogue on Internet Governance! Thank you, Professor Rotert, for your intr...

Ukraine: Joint Statement by G7 Leaders at Brussels Summit

Jun 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

The leaders of the G7 countries, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, issued the following statement on the siutation in Ukraine: 1. We welcome the succes...

UNICEF Executive Board: National Statement on the Annual Report

Jun 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered by Minister Councillor Dr. Jörg Polster) Mr. President, Executive Director, Members of the Executive Board, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking the Executive Director f...

ECOSOC World Youth Forum: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at side event entitled “Skilled for excellence and development”

Jun 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:)   "Excellencies, distinguished delegates, dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honor and pleasure to welcome all of you to the German House. The German Mission is hostin...