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

Jun 20, 2017 | WTO
20.06.2017: WTO Deputy Director-General Yonov Frederick Agah with Germany's Alternate Ambassador to the WTO, Walter Werner

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...

Germany supports the SAS

Jun 20, 2017 | StV-BP
15.06.2017: Ambassador Biontino and Director of Small Arms Survey, Eric G. Berman, signed an Agreement of 325.000 Euros

On 15 June 2017 Ambassador Michael Biontino, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament, and the Director of Small Arms Survey, Mr. Eric G. Berman, signed an Agreement about ...

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Humanitarian Segment meets in Geneva

Jun 19, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
UNOG, Palais des Nations Unies

“Restoring Humanity and Leaving No one Behind: Working together to reduce people’s humanitarian need, risk and vulnerability” is the theme of numerous events and panels from 21st to 23rd June during t...

UHC2030: More commitment to strengthen health systems worldwide

Jun 19, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
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

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...

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

Jun 19, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Helmut Kohl

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. Not only did he do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...