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Germany

22 December 2020
SG/T/3292

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Berlin from New York on Thursday afternoon, 17 December.

21 December 2020

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warns that if greenhouse gas emissions are not drastically reduced, all of the world’s coral reefs will bleach by the end of the century, and calls for even more urgent action to limit ocean temperature rise.

18 December 2020

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports it is providing supplies such as mosquito nets, solar lamps, and blankets for 36,000 people in Somalia’s Puntland region who have been affected by Cyclone Gati, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the country, which made landfall in November.

17 December 2020

The head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan told the Security Council that Afghanistan and the Taliban made genuine progress in peace talks, agreeing to rules and procedures; forming a working committee to discuss the agenda; and presenting each other initial lists of topics for negotiations.

14 December 2020

Ethiopia is facing dire shortages of food, water, fuel, cash and electricity, as well as telecoms services in the Tigray region, according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.  More than 63,000 people are recorded as internally displaced in Tigray, including some who fled towards Afar and Amhara.

20 February 2020
SG/SM/19981

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

24 January 2020
SG/T/3287

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Berlin from New York on Saturday evening, 18 January.

3 December 2019
SG/T/3280

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres departed New York on Sunday evening, 24 November, and arrived in Berlin, Germany, on Monday afternoon, 25 November.

9 October 2019
SG/SM/19801

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

9 October 2019

A World Health Organization study shows that more than one third of women in four lower-income countries — Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria — experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities:  42 per cent of women who participated experienced physical or verbal abuse, stigma or discrimination.

10 June 2019
SG/T/3261

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Aachen, Germany, from Vienna on Tuesday evening, 28 May.

21 February 2018
SG/T/3204

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres arrived in Munich, Germany, on Thursday, 15 February, to attend the Munich Security Conference.

16 February 2018

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Food Programme today said it is energizing two key elements of its emergency operation to prevent famine in war-ravaged Kasaï:  cash distributions to the most vulnerable and specialist support to check acute malnutrition in women and young children.

15 February 2018

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan and the United Nations human rights office released their annual report on the impact of armed conflict on civilians, finding that 10,453 civilians had lost their lives or suffered injuries in 2017.  While down 9 per cent from 2016, casualties were caused mainly by suicide bombings.

21 November 2017
SG/T/3194

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres arrived on Wednesday, 15 November, in Bonn, Germany, from Manila, Philippines, to participate in the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23).

26 July 2017
BIO/4991

The new Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, Christoph Heusgen, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

13 July 2017
SG/T/3183

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Hamburg, Germany, on the morning of Friday, 7 July, from Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

16 June 2017
SG/SM/18575

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

27 February 2017
SG/T/3156

On Thursday afternoon, 16 February, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived from Cairo, Egypt, in Bonn, Germany, to attend the meeting of foreign ministers of the G-20.

20 February 2017

The United Nations Mission in Colombia said yesterday that nearly 7,000 FARC-EP members have arrived in zones where it will verify the laying down of arms.  General Javier Pérez Aquino, head of the United Nations Mission’s observers, said the decision to move into the zones despite limited logistics is very positive.