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Ambassador Berger on "Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Guatemala"

Oct 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

Ambassador Berger: “No sustainable development without rule of law”. Today the Permanent Mission of Germany hosted together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Permanent Mission...

Statement by Parliamentary State Secretary Kopp of the Ministry of Economic Development at the 2011 ECOSOC High-Level Segment in Geneva

Oct 8, 2011 | GermanyUN

Honorable Chair, Gentlemen and Ladies, • We expressly welcome the initiative of the UN Economic and Social Council to make the topic “Education and Development” the topical focus of this year’s High...

Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict - Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Iraq

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

1.        At its 31st meeting, on 22 June 2011, the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict examined the first report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (S/2011/366),...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle meets Forum Menschenrechte (Human Rights Forum)

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Human Rights Commissioner Markus Löning met Forum Menschenrechte (Human Rights Forum) representatives at the Federal Foreign Office yesterday. Forum M...

Minister of State Hoyer condemns continued detention of political prisoners in Belarus

Sep 30, 2011 | GerrmanyUN

Over the past few days there have been several reports about the bad conditions political prisoners in Belarus have to endure. The detainees are generally also denied contact with their lawyers, relat...