Press releases

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on “Accountable and effective development cooperation in a Post-2015 Era”

Apr 4, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:) "Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Mr. Wu Hongbo, Professor Ocampo, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, thank you for letting m...

Press release: Syria Core Group condemns Assad’s election plans

Apr 3, 2014 | GermanyUN

The core group of the Friends of Syrian People -- including Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States -- c...

UN Alliance of Civilizations: Statement by Ambassador Hans-Joachim Daerr, Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development, on “Peace as a Path to Sustainable Development”

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Your Excellency, High Representative Al-Nasser, I thank you for organizing this important Group of Friends meeting and the informative briefings of the panelists. Germany attaches...

Press release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on ratification of the ATT

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

Speaking in Berlin today (2 April) about the deposit of the instrument of ratification for the Arms Trade Treaty, Foreign Minister Steinmeier said: “We want to put an end to the uncontrolled arms tra...

Press release: Ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) by Germany and 17 other countries

Apr 2, 2014 | GermanyUN

Joint Press Communiqué by Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and the United Kingdom on the occasi...