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Statement by Ambassador Wittig on New Challenges to Security in the Security Council

Nov 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr. President, I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for your timely initiative, to convene today's briefing on New Challenges to Security. We welcome the presence of his Excelen...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Afghanistan in the General Assembly

Nov 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr. President, excellencies, distinguished colleagues, It is an honour for my country to introduce this year’s draft resolution on “The situation in Afghanistan.” The past year has ...

Press Release: Election of members to the International Law Commission (ILC)

Nov 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the U.N. General Assembly elected Prof. Georg Nolte for a second term (2012-2016) as a member of the International Law Commission. With 175 states supporting the German candidate, Prof. Nolte re...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Security Council

Nov 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Thank you Mr. President, Let me at the outset thank the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina for his comprehensive and informative briefing. We welcome the contribution to p...

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig on Security Council Reform in the General Assembly

Nov 8, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Remarks by Ambassador Wittig in the informal plenary of the General Assembly on "the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters...