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Security Council: Statement by Minister Counsellor Eick in a briefing on Libya (ICC)

May 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council: Statement as delivered by Minister Counsellor Eick in a briefing on Libya (ICC)) Mr President, At the outset, I would like to sincerely thank the Prosecutor for his briefing as ...

Human Rights Commissioner Löning: “Homosexuals are not second-class individuals”

May 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, has issued the following statement in Berlin to mark the International Da...

Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

May 10, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on the subsidiary bodies of the Council) [Q. on reaction to bombings in Damascus] Wittig: "[My government] has...

Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

May 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on Syria) [Q. on meeting] Wittig:"We'll deal with three issues: first, the situation on the ground. We strongl...

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle's address to the National Press Club on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2012

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Dear Mrs Werner, Dear Mr. Cramer, Ladies and Gentlemen, I appreciate very much your friendly invitation on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. I. Freedom of the press and freedom of expr...