"Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation"

Feb 6, 2017 | Auswaertiges Amt
Bärbel Kofler

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, has issued the following statement to mark the International Day of Zero Tole...

Germany and UNITAR collaborate to provide energy for refugees

Feb 1, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
31.01.2017: Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger and Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of UNITAR

Many times, production of electricity in refugee camps is not environmentally friendly. Electricity for camp infrastructures is very often produced from diesel generators and only 10% of all refugees ...

Humanitarian aid: Foreign Minister Steinmeier receives important partners

Jan 25, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
23.01.2017: Foreign Minister Steinmeier with the head of the World Food Programme and the UNHCR

On Monday (23 January), Foreign Minister Steinmeier received World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin at the Federal Foreign Office. In the afternoon, the German Foreign Minister also m...

Exhibition on sustainable energy in Geneva and New York

Jan 24, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
Exhibition "Germany´s Energiewende” from 09 - 23 January 2017 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva

On 19 January 2017, in the margins of the 25th Session of the Committee for sustainable energy of UNECE, Dr. Uwe Petry, Head of the Economic Division of the Permanent Mission of Germany in Geneva, pre...

26 January - Concert in Memory of the Holocaust Victims

Jan 24, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
Remembrance and Beyond

On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the United Nations Office at Geneva will host an official ceremony followed by a musical performanc...