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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 ...

Statement by Ambassador Berger at a Youth Delegate side-event on Education for Sustainable Development

Oct 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Dear Youth Delegates, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, a warm welcome to yet another side event on “Youth and Participation at the UN” in the German House. I thank the youth delegat...

Address by Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the 66th session of the General Assembly

Sep 26, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   Seldom has people’s yearning for freedom, dignity and self-determination played such a dominant role as it has this year.  ...