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Remarks to the press by Ambassador Wittig on Syria

Dec 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press by Ambassador Wittig, following the briefing by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Navi Pillay, to the Security Council on Syria) "I think it ...

Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the occasion of Human Rights Day

Dec 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement to mark Human Rights Day: “The protection of human rights is a key concern of German foreign policy. This year’s seismic even...

Statement delivered by Minister Plenipotentiary Eick on ICTY and ICTR

Dec 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

As delivered Mr. President, I would like to express Germany’s full support for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwan...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Working Methods Debate in the Security Council

Nov 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Thank you Mr. President, for initiating today’s open debate. It provides a good opportunity to reflect on what has been so far achieved and where improvements could be made. Discussio...

Adoption of resolution “Towards Global Partnerships” – Ambassador Wittig: “Private sector essential for the United Nations”

Nov 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today in the 2nd Committee of the General Assembly, the Member States of the United Nations unanimously adopted the resolution “Towards Global Partnerships”. The resolution was drafted by Germany and ...