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Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Germany's role in the UN-Security Council at the Euro­pean Parliament in Brussels

May 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

This January, Germanybegan its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the Security Council. From the beginning, our candidacy has been characterized by our desire to be a dependable and reliable partner who can be approached by everyone at all times. We took up our mandate with the aim of ensuring that the position and interests of the European Union get the attention they deserve within the Security Council.

Germany’s approach to UN Security Council reform

May 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Council's present composition is no longer representative of a world which since 1945 has seen 141 new countries join the United Nations. It has to be adapted to the realities of the 21st century...

Today the German Permanent Representative, Mr Peter Wittig, and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, jointly launch the campaign “Protect my school!”

May 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Children and armed conflict: why schools need better protection Germany & United Nations launch global call for pictures   Today the German Permanent Representative, Mr Peter Wittig, and the UN Spe...

Appointment of Bernward Geier as German NGO Coordinator of 64th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference

Apr 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

Bernward Geier was unanimously selected to serve as Coordinator of the German NGO Focal Group. Mr. Geier’s nomination was put forward by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the organic world umbrella organization based in Bonn, where he had previously served as director for 18 years.

German Development Policy at a glance

Mar 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

German Development Policy at a glance