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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in 2013-2015

Apr 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

Germany was a founding member of the Human Rights Council and had a seat on this body from 2006 to 2009. The German Government is seeking re-election to the Human Rights Council for the period 2013 - 2015.

Germany's Candidature to the Human Rights Council 2013-15

Apr 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

On Thursday, 12 April, German Foreign Minister Dr Guido Westerwelle was in New York to kick off the German campaign for membership of the Human Rights Council for 2013-2015.

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Syria

Apr 5, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the situation in Syria as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council recalls its Presidential Statements of 3 August 2011 and 21 March 2012 and...

Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the occasion of the Second Conference of the Friends of the Syrian people in Istanbul on 1 April 2012

Apr 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, I would like to thank Prime Minister Recep Erdogan, my dear colleague Ahmet Davutoglu and the Government of Turkey for hosting us today and for the excellent preparations. ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes elections in Myanmar

Apr 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

In Berlin yesterday (1 April), Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the by-elections in Myanmar yesterday: “Today’s elections in Myanmar constitute a historic step t...