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Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Syria

May 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks to the press ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on Syria) [Q. on meeting] Wittig:"We'll deal with three issues: first, the situation on the ground. We strongl...

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle's address to the National Press Club on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2012

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Dear Mrs Werner, Dear Mr. Cramer, Ladies and Gentlemen, I appreciate very much your friendly invitation on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. I. Freedom of the press and freedom of expr...

Human Rights Commissioner Markus Löning on World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement yesterday (2 May) on the eve of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May: Freed...

Children and Armed Conflict: Statement by Ambassador Wittig

Apr 26, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Special Court for Sierra Leone today found the former Liberian President Charles Taylor guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including the recruitment and use of children under the ag...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2044 (2012) on Western Sahara

Apr 24, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling and reaffirming all its previous resolutions on Western Sahara, Reaffirming its strong support for the efforts of the Secretary-General and his Personal Envoy to impl...