Press releases

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on the World Press Freedom Index 2015

Feb 12, 2015 | GermanyUN

Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement today (12 February 2015) on the publication of the World Press Freedom ...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on “Social Development and economical and environmental responsibility through Sustainable Transport”

Feb 11, 2015 | GermanyUN

"Excellencies, distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, - It is an honor and a pleasure for me to welcome you to our Lunch Event on “Social Development and economic and environmental responsibi...

General Assembly: Statement by Germany on Means of Implementation for a Transformative post-2015 development agenda

Feb 9, 2015 | GermanyUN

(Statement delivered by Counsellor Stephanie Kage) Means of Implementation are an important aspect for successfully implementing the post-2015 agenda. Our aim is to reach a truly transformative dev...

51st Munich Security Conference: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Feb 8, 2015 | GermanyUN

John, Laurent, Wolfgang Ischinger, Ladies and gentlemen, If foreign policy is in high demand it is seldom a good sign for the state of the world. The state of affairs – as we can see from the debates...

Press Release: Jürgen Hardt, Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation on reforms in the US intelligence services

Feb 4, 2015 | GermanyUN

Jürgen Hardt, Coordinator of Transatlantic Cooperation, issued the following statement on a report published on 3 February by the US Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, on implementing r...