Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Jürgen Schulz at the Opening of the High Level Segment: Discussions on “Eradicating Poverty” and Thoughts on SDG 14

Jul 17, 2017 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished Delegates and Representatives,   Representatives of Major Groups and other Stakeholders are key partners in our efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda...

Minister of State Böhmer attends UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Krakow

Jul 5, 2017 | GermanyUN

From 7 to 10 July, Minister of State Maria Böhmer, Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for UNESCO World Heritage, UNESCO Cultural Conventions and UNESCO Education and Science Programm...

Statement by Foreign Minister Gabriel on North Korea’s missile test

Jul 4, 2017 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (4 July): North Korea tested another ballistic missile today. According to its own reports, this was its first test of an intercon...

Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson on the publication of a OPCW-report on the plausibility of a chemical weapons attack in Syria

Jun 30, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (30 June) on the publication of a report by the fact-finding mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weap...

Speech by Minister of State Michael Roth to the German Bundestag on disarmament, arms control and non proliferation

Jun 29, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Fellow members of this House, Looking at our crisis‑riven and conflict‑plagued world today, it is clear that disarmament, arms control and non‑proliferation are needed more urgently tha...