Press releases

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Yemen

Jul 8, 2015 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on 8 July on the dramatic situation in Ye...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer congratulates Hamburg on its inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List

Jul 5, 2015 | GermanyUN

On 5 July, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee granted Hamburg’s historic warehouse and office district, Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus district with the Chilehaus building, World Heritage List status. ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Office makes available an additional one million euros in humanitarian aid

Jul 3, 2015 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on 3 July concerning humanitarian assista...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Harald Braun on the role of Climate Change as a threat multiplier for Global Security

Jun 30, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany welcomes the initiative by Malaysia and Spain to have a debate in the Security Council on the subject of “Climate change as ...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Office provides 350,000 euros to help save historic manuscripts from Mali

Jun 29, 2015 | GermanyUN

In 2015 the Federal Foreign Office is once again providing funds from its Cultural Preservation Programme to the tune of 350,000 euros to preserve centuries‑old manuscripts from the libraries in Timbu...