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Human Rights Commissioner Löning appalled by findings of Syria commission of inquiry

Jun 27, 2012 | GermanyUN

The international commission of inquiry appointed by the UN Human Rights Council today (27 June) published its report on the human rights situation in Syria. In this connection Federal Government Hum...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Jun 26, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council: Statement as delivered by Ambassador Wittig in a debate on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict) Mr. President, I would like to thank the Secretary General for his latest re...

Children and Armed Conflict: Statement by Ambassador Wittig

Jun 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Secretary-General just published his annual report on Children and Armed Conflict. On this occasion Ambassador Wittig, who currently chairs the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed...

Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

Jun 7, 2012 | GermanyUN

(near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press following a Security Council meeting on Syria) Wittig: "Today's meeting has taken place against the sad backdrop of the horrific massacre near Hama...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Berger on International Tribunals

Jun 7, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Statement as delivered by Ambassador Berger in a Security Council meeting on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (I...