29.06.2017: Joint book presentation of the new release “Humanizing the Laws of War” by the ICRC, German Red Cross and the Permanent Mission of Germany.

Book presentation: “Humanizing the Laws of War”

As part of the conference cycle on Generating respect for the law, the ICRC, the German Red Cross and the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in Geneva convened  a panel discussion on 2...

22.06.2017: Ambassador Antje Leendertse speaks at the ECOSOC Side Event "The CRRF-potentially a game changer in large scale and protracted refugees situations"

Germany active in the Humanitarian Segment of ECOSOC in Geneva

The Permanent Representative of Germany, Ambassador Antje Leendertse, and UN-Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien chaired a High-Level Panel on the current famines crises in Africa. The focus...

27.06.2017: Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS. Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS with Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger

Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS

The Government of Germany has announced that it will double its funding to UNAIDS in 2017-2018, to €5 million per year. Germany made the announcement at the 40th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordi...


Ghassan Salamé appointed new UN Special Representative in Libya

The United Nations have appointed a new Special Representative in Libya. Former Lebanese Minister of Culture Ghassan Salamé is at the same time becoming Head of the United Nations Support Mission in L...

20.06.2017: WTO Deputy Director-General Yonov Frederick Agah with Germany's Alternate Ambassador to the WTO, Walter Werner

Germany donates EUR 1 million to help developing countries participate effectively in trade talks

The government of Germany is contributing EUR 1 million (approximately CHF 1,100,000) to help developing countries and least-developed countries (LDCs) enhance their trade negotiating skills. WTO Depu...

Director-General of the WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan, Ambassador of the European Union, Peter Sørensen, Ambassador Dr Ulrich Seidenberger and the new members of UHC2030

UHC2030: More commitment to strengthen health systems worldwide

On 15 and 16 June, the UHC2030 Steering Committee met in Geneva. UHC2030 is a multi-stakeholder platform to promote cooperation between countries and organizations, with the objective of strengthening...

German Honorary Consul Geneva

Addresses, opening times and contacts

Address and Phone Numbers

Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

28C, Chemin du Petit-Saconnex

CH-1209 Geneva

P.O. Box 101                     

CH-1211 Genève 19      

+41 22 730 11 11
+41 79 357 93 73 Emergency
+41 22 734 30 43
Web address:

Information for persons with disabilities

The Permanent Mission makes an effort to support visitors who are disabled and to ensure that their stay on its premises will be as uncomplicated as possible. 

Do let us know if you need extra assistance. We will be glad to find a solution.

Parking facilities

The Permanent Mission has visitor parking bays adapted for wheelchair users.

For enquiries please use the contact details below:

+41 (0)22 730 12 36

Emergency contact

Emergency+41 79 357 93 73

You can send an SMS message

Opening times

Monday to





only with appointment



How to find us

By bus

Bus no. 5 

Bus stop:  "Intercontinental"

By car

Drive up Route de Ferney taking you to Ferney Voltaire, at about 800 m from Place des Nations; access to the premises across the street from Hôtel Intercontinental.

There is free parking space available for our visitors.   

Public Holidays 2017

The offices of the Permanent Missions will be closed on the following days:


Public Holidays 2017
New Year's Day (Sunday)
Good Friday
Easter Monday
01.05Labour Day (Monday)
Ascension Day (Thursday)
05.06.Whit Monday
Swiss National Day (Tuesday)
07.09.Jeûne Genevois (Thursday)
Day of German Unity (Tuesday)
Reformation Day (Tuesday, unusual holiday)
25.12.1. Christmas Day (Monday)
2. Christmas Day (Tuesday)

Public Holidays 2017
Public Holidays 2017

Honorary Consul in Geneva

Opening times from 01.12.2015:

9.00 H - 13.00 H

9.00 - 14.00 H

12.00 H – 14.00 H is reserved for pupils

Mr. Jean-Marc Probst
Consular district: Cantons GE, VD and VS.

Rue Moillebeau 49
1209 Geneva

+41 22 734 66 06
+41 22 734 66 08

Permanent Representative to the Office of the United Nations and to the other International Organizations in Geneva

Ambassador Antje Leendertse, Permanent Representative to the Office of the United Nations in Geneva

Deputy Permanent Representative

Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger

Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representation to the Conference on Disarmament

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.