Press releases

Statement by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel prior to his meeting with Prime Minister of Yemen Ahmed bin Dagher

May 16, 2017 | GermanyUN

Prior to his meeting today (16 May) with the Prime Minister of Yemen, Ahmed bin Dagher, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement: The people of Yemen are in a desperate situatio...

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz in the Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform

May 8, 2017 | GermanyUN

Thank you Co-Chairs, Aligning myself with Brazil’s statement on behalf of the G4 yesterday and today, I would like to add the following remarks to our interactive discussion.   First, I would like ...

German-Korean advisory board recommends expanding bilateral dialogue on security policy

Apr 28, 2017 | GermanyUN

The German-Korean advisory board on foreign policy issues relating to reunification presented its final report at the Federal Foreign Office today (28 April) following its fifth working session. On F...

Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on an imminent execution in Iran

Apr 28, 2017 | GermanyUN

Commenting on reports about the imminent execution of the young Iranian Peyman Barandah, Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Fore...

Statement by Legal Advisor Kerstin Pürschel at the General Assembly’s meeting on the report of the Peacebuilding Commission and the Peacebuilding Fund

Apr 20, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues,   Germany aligns itself with the statement to be delivered by the European Union on behalf of the Union. Mr. President, Allow ...