Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Thoms in the Open Debate of the United Nations Security Council on Children and Armed Conflict

Aug 2, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Let me start by thanking you for convening this timely debate right at the beginning of Malaysia’s presidency of the Security Council. I would also like to thank the Secretary-General...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Aleppo

Jul 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (29 July) on the situation in Aleppo: There is a real risk that a new and terrible chapter of the Syrian tragedy is about...

Federal Foreign Office condemns missile test in North Korea

Jul 19, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson in Berlin today (19 July) issued the following statement on reports of a ballistic missile test by North Korea: If this morning’s reports on three missile tests ...

Germany enhances diversity in its artistic and cultural landscape

Jul 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

Under the direction of the Federal Foreign Office, Germany has submitted its second country report on the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. T...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer on the inclusion of houses built by Le Corbusier in the Stuttgart Weissenhof Estate on the UNESCO World Heritage List

Jul 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office and Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for UNESCO World Heritage, UNESCO Cultural Conventions and UNESCO Education and S...