20.03.2017: Ilo Verwaltungsrat: v. l.n.r. Botschafter Shava aus Simbabwe, ECOSOC-Präsident, Guy Ryder, ILO-Generaldirektor, Botschafter Ulrich Seidenberger, Vorsitzender des Verwaltungsrates

ECOSOC President visits ILO and discusses the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

On 20 March, the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) received the President of UN ECOSOC, ambassador Shava from Zimbabwe. The chairperson of the Governing Body, ambassador Se...

20.03.2017: Prof. Dr. Theresa Degener, neue Vorsitzende des Fachausschusses der VN-Behindertenrechtskonvention

Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener, new CRPD Chairperson

Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener was elected Chairperson of the panel of experts of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on 20 March, during its 70th session. On this occasion, ambas...

20.03.2017: Economics Minister Zypries and Foreign Minister Gabriel at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017 starts

On Monday (20 March), Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, together with Economics Minister Brigitte Zypries, opened the Third Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue in the Federal Foreign Office. With the mot...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel with UN Secretary-General António Guterres

One million euros for the conflict in Syria

The terrible conflict in Syria has been raging for six years. Again and again, we hear reports of the gravest violations of international law by Islamist terrorist groups and by the Assad regime. “The...

Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel  Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

Germany provides 15 million Euros for emergency aid

Following a phone call with UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued the following statement today (12 March): "Today I discussed the measures required ...

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

German Honorary Consul Geneva

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

Ständiger Vertreter, Botschafter Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger, Geschäftsträger a.i..

Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representation to the Conference on Disarmament

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

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. 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.

Die deutsche G20-Präsidentschaft

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Deutschland hat 2017 den Vorsitz der G20 inne. Das Gipfeltreffen der Staats- und Regierungschefs sowie Vertreter internationaler Organisationen findet am 7. und 8. Juli 2017 in Hamburg statt. Zuvor sind auch mehrere G20-Fachministerkonferenzen vorgesehen. Die Außenminister der G20-Staaten kamen bereits am 16. und 17. Februar 2017 in Bonn zusammen. Der Gipfel und die Fachministertreffen bieten die Gelegenheit, aktuelle internationale Herausforderungen zu diskutieren und neue Themen im internationalen Kontext voranzubringen.

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