Press releases

German Bundestag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the deployment of German armed forces to participate in the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission

Dec 5, 2014 | GermanyUN

Mr President! Dear colleagues! In early 2002 two German reporters visited Afghanistan to ascertain the state of the country following its liberation from the Taliban. They entered the country from ...

Cyber Cooperation Summit: Speech by State Secretary Markus Ederer

Dec 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

Bruce McConnell, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to have you all here at the German Foreign Office. I would like to extend a special greeting to the principals and team me...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Federal Foreign Office increasing food aid for Syria

Dec 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

The Federal Foreign Office has increased humanitarian assistance for Syria by another 40 million euros. Commenting on this, Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on the si...

Press Release: Article by Ambassador Braun on the Climate Change Conference in Lima

Nov 30, 2014 | GermanyUN

Climate Change Conference in Lima; the Last Stop Before Paris Today delegations from around the world will come together in Lima to discuss a defining issue of global politics today: climate change. ...

Press Release: Human Rights Commisssioner Straesser on UN resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age

Nov 27, 2014 | GermanyUN

German Government Human Rights Commissioner Christoph Strässer issued the following statement in Berlin on 27 November, after the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly approved the draft resoluti...