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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...

Press Release: German expert elected to the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

Nov 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly (GA) elected Mr Dietrich Lingenthal to serve on the ACABQ and Ms Goenke Roscher into the Committee of Contributions (CoC) for the period 2012 – 2014. ...

Statement by Counsellor Huth on "Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction" and "Treaties over Time" in the Sixth Committee (International Law Committee)

Nov 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr Chairman, This year the ILC discussed the second and third reports by the Special Rapporteur on “Immunity of State officials from foreign criminal jurisdiction”. We would like to ...