Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Support for the unification of the Syrian opposition

Aug 17, 2012 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle today met Riad Seif, a key figure in the Syrian opposition and a member of the Syrian National Council. They discussed the situation in Syria and the opposition’s...

Olli Rehn, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro at the German House

Aug 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

Olli Rehn, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, made a stop-over at the German House to brief representatives of New York's U.N., ...

Markus Löning: Gross human rights violations in Syria

Aug 13, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement today on the human rights situation in Syria     Every day we see shocking ...

The African Union and the German Government organize the 'Topping Out' Ceremony of the AU Peace and Security Building in Addis Ababa

Aug 9, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Press release by the German Embassy in Addis Ababa, issued on 7 August 2012) The new African Union (AU) Peace and Security Building, a donation by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, ...

Federal Foreign Office establishes Syria Task Force

Aug 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

At the request of Foreign Minister Westerwelle, the Federal Foreign Office has established an interministerial Syria Task Force to ensure the coordination of all German Government measures relating to...