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Jan 24, 2011
66 years ago, almost to the day, on 27th January 1945 allied troops finally reached the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When the soldiers entered the camp, they discovered the unspeakable atrocities committed under the command of German Nazis
Speech by Ambassador Wittig commemorating the Holocaust
Jan 21, 2011
2010 was a year of unprecedented humanitarian mega-crises: OCHA and the humanitarian community were challenged in a way the world has never seen before. Also OCHA was stretched to the limit and had to prove its capacities to coordinate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to millions of people. Under often catastrophic circumstances, OCHA did well - and that is why it deserves our continued strong support
Statement by Ambassador Berger on Occasion of the Launching of OCHAs Annual Plan and Budget for 2011
Jan 6, 2011
With effect from 5 January 2011, Germany assumed the chair of two important bodies of the United Nations Security Council: the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict and the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee. In addition, Germany will be the Security Council’s lead coordinator on Afghanistan.
Germany assumes chair of Security Council bodies
Jan 3, 2011
In a video podcast on www.diplo.de (German language only), Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement to mark the start of Germany’s non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council on 1 January 2011:
Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Security Council 2011-2012