Press releases

Joint Press Statement of Ministerial Meeting of the G4 countries (Brazil, Germany, India and Japan)

Feb 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Minister of External Affairs of India, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, the Minister of External Relations of Brazil and the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Japan met in New York on 11 February 2011, for the second time in the last six months, to exchange views on Security Council reform.

Federal Foreign Office provides humanitarian aid for Côte d’Ivoire refugees

Feb 9, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Federal Foreign Office has made a total of 500,000 euro available to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide em...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle calls for peaceful end to Thai-Cambodian border dispute

Feb 8, 2011 | GermanyUN

A border dispute has flared up again between Thailand and Cambodia over the area of the 900-year-old ruins of Preah Vihear temple. There have been several deaths since the weekend. Federal Foreign Min...

Federal Foreign Office provides emergency humanitarian aid for Egypt

Feb 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

In response to current developments in Egypt, the Federal Foreign Office is giving the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 500,000 euro for emergency aid. The funds are intended to support...

Human Rights Commissioner criticizes wave of executions in Iran

Feb 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

Human Rights Commissioner criticizes wave of executions in Iran In response to the recent executions in Iran, Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitari...