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Press statement by the Chairman of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict on Iraq

Oct 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

At its 32nd meeting, on 30 September 2011, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict agreed, in connection with the consideration of the first report of the Secretary-General o...

Statement by Ambassador Berger on Human Rights in Iran in the Third Committee

Oct 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr. President, Mr. Special Rapporteur Let me, first of all, thank Mr Shaheed for his highly valuable and instructive report on the situation of Human Rights in Iran which was written...

Human Rights Commissioner pleased at release of political prisoners in Myanmar

Oct 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Myanmar Government has decreed the release of more than 6000 prisoners, including at least 300 political prisoners, in the course of an amnesty. Federal Government Human Rights Commissioner Markus...

Afghanistan: Text of Resolution 2011 (2011) on ISAF as adopted by the Security Council

Oct 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

  The Security Council,   Reaffirming its previous resolutions on Afghanistan, in particular its resolutions 1386 (2001), 1510 (2003), 1943 (2010) and 1974 (2011), Reaffirming also its resolutions...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Security Sector Reform in Africa

Oct 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, The importance of security sector reform has increasingly been recognized in recent years. Those reforms are not only a key requirement for peace, protection ...