Press releases

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the UN mission in Mali

Jul 10, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (10 July) to the German Press Agency (dpa): We have now received formal notification from the Netherlands that it will be withdrawing ...

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at UN Women Executive Board 2016 Annual Session

Jun 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

Germany would like to congratulate the Executive-Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the entire staff of UN Women on the results of their hard work last year. Thanks to your dedication and tireless ef...

Press Release: Statement by Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, on World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on World Refugee Day on 20 June: The number o...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on IS crimes against the Yazidis

Jun 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

On 17 June, Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on the report published on 16 June...