German soldiers during their UNIFIL deployment off the coast of Lebanon

On a mission for peace

Peace missions are one of the United Nations’ hallmarks. They have continued to grow in importance in recent years as an instrument of crisis prevention and crisis management. Over 120,000 blue helmet...

12.09.2017: Die Luftwaffe hat ein Transportflugzeug in die Karibik entsandt.

Rapid assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma caused great devastation as it raged across the Caribbean and the south‑eastern United States. Last week, the Federal Foreign Office already set up a crisis unit. Moreover, a crisis sup...

Uno Geneva, Human Rights Council Room

Opening of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) holds its 36th session between September 11 and 29 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The council is presided by Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli, ...

Terror and hunger are threatening millions of people in the Lake Chad region

United against the terror of Boko Haram

Millions of people are fleeing terror and hunger in the Lake Chad region in western Africa. The Federal Foreign Office is helping affected states to tackle the crisis together. When hardship and vio...

Das größtenteils auf Meereshöhe gelegene Bangladesch ist von de Folgen des Klimawandels besonders betroffen

Displacement caused by climate change and natural disasters

Flooding, hurricanes and mudslides – these days, millions of people already face the threat of natural disasters. Due to climate change, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. ...

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.