Press releases

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the presidential elections in Afghanistan

Jul 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (8 July) on the presidential elections in Afghanistan:  The people in Afghanistan have courageously defied threats and vi...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in the Middle East

Jul 8, 2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (8 July) on the tense situation in the Middle East:   Three young Israelis and a Palestinian have been murdered. The unresol...

Press Release: Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of World War I

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

(Embargoed until 8 July 2014 at 6:30 pm EDT) To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War (WW1) as the seminal catastrophe of the 20th century, France and Germany will organ...

Press Release: German Government and UNESCO sign agreement establishing first UNESCO Centre for Water Resources and Global Change in Germany

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday (9 July) Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, and Wendy Watson-Wright, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General, will sign an agreement at the Federal Foreign Office ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the current situation in Ukraine

Jul 7, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking in Ulan Bator today (7 July), during a visit to Mongolia, Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the current situation in Ukraine:  Yesterday a meeting of the Contact ...