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Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

Mar 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press by Ambassador Wittig after a Security Council meeting) [Q. on draft Presidential Statement/PRST] Wittig: "It corresponds to our philosophy, which is...

Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

Mar 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press by Ambassador Wittig ahead of a Security Council meeting on Syria) Wittig:"... about Kofi Annan and his mission: we'll get a picture where the missio...

56th CSW on Rural Women: EU General Statement

Mar 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

As delivered Madame Chair, I am speaking on behalf of the European Union and its Member States. EU strongly regrets that no agreement was found today on the agreed conclusions on rural women. ...

Children and Armed Conflict: Statement by Ambassador Wittig

Mar 14, 2012 | GermanyUN

In its first ever verdict the International Criminal Court today found Thomas Lubanga "guilty of conscripting and enlisting children under the age of 15 years." The recruitment of children constitutes...

Human Rights Commissioner appalled by Amnesty report on Syria

Mar 14, 2012 | GermanyUN

According to an Amnesty International report, the Assad regime in Syria systematically tortures opposition activists and critics of the regime. The report is based on numerous accounts given by tortur...