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Arms Trade Treaty: Opening Statement by Ambassador Ranau

Mar 18, 2013 | GermanyUN

Statement by Ambassador Ranau, Head of German Delegation, at the Opening Session of the Final Conference on an Arms Trade Treaty "Mr. President, My delegation joins others in congratulating you to t...

Human Rights Commissioner backs Chinese intellectuals’ position on UN Civil Rights Covenant

Mar 1, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy has expressed support for an appeal from Chinese intellectuals calling for their country’s long awaited ratification of the UN’s Internation...

Speech by Federal President Joachim Gauck to the UN Human Rights Council

Feb 25, 2013 | Bundespraesidialamt

Speech as delivered by Federal President Joachim Gauck to the UN Human Rights Council on 25 February 2013 in Geneva/Switzerland: “Kofi Annan, the man who initiated the Human Rights Council, once said...

General Assembly: Statement by the German Youth Delegates to the UN

Feb 11, 2013 | GermanyUN

(General Assembly: Statement as delivered by the German Youth Delegates to the UN) "Distinguished chair, honorable delegates, honorable youth delegates, Statistcally the world is getting younger, ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Germany’s membership in the Security Council

Dec 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

At the end of the year, Germany will finish its term as a non‑permanent member of the UN Security Council. On 19 December Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle presented to the Cabinet a review o...