Germany active in the Humanitarian Segment of ECOSOC in Geneva

Jul 4, 2017 | StV-G.SCH.
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"

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...

G20: Summit in Hamburg hosted by Germany

Jul 4, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
03.07.2017:  Familienfoto der G20-Außenminister in Bonn.

The motto of this year’s Summit is: building resilience, improving sustainability and assuming responsibility. During the Summit, a dinner for the G20 Foreign Ministers will also be held. Major proto...

Book presentation: “Humanizing the Laws of War”

Jul 4, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
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.

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...

Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS

Jun 27, 2017 | UNAIDS
27.06.2017: Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS. Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS with Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger

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

Jun 26, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt

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...