Press releases

No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Friday, 18 November 2016, a conference co‑organised by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council R...

Federal Foreign Office statement on the decision by the OPCW Executive Council regarding chemical weapons use in Syria

Nov 11, 2016 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (11 November) on the adoption by the Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) of ...

Speech by Minister of State Michael Roth to the German Bundestag on the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Nov 10, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Fellow members of this House, The people of Africa, our neighbouring continent, long for peace and stability. Let us do whatever we can to help them achieve this. We in Europe will also...

Foreign Minister Steinmeier promises UN High Commissioner for Refugees Grandi 61 million euros for acute crises in Africa

Nov 4, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement today (7 November) following his meeting with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi in Berlin: “More than 60 million ...

Statement by Foreign Minister Steinmeier following his talks with the General Coordinator of the High Negotiations Committee

Nov 3, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (3 November) following his talks with the General Coordinator of the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian opposition, Ri...