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8 March 2012: International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

To honour International Women’s Day on 8 March, Minister of State Cornelia Pieper issued the following statement in Berlin today (8 March): “Germany will step up its commitment to fight violence agai...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan

Mar 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council expresses grave concern about reports of repeated incidents of cross-bord...

Side-event: Introductory remarks by Ambassador Berger on Female Genital Mutilation

Mar 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Introductory remarks delivered by Ambassador Berger on a side-event to the 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, entitled: “FGM – Female Genital Mutilation – Rural Women & Girls”, ho...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN Human Rights Council (HRC)Resolution on Syria

Mar 1, 2012 | GermanyUN

At an urgent debate held today, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted by a large margin a resolution on the current situation in Syria.

Security Council Press Statement on humanitarian situation in Syria

Mar 1, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Text of a Security Council Press Statement as read out by the President of the Security Council, Ambassador Lyall Grant, UK) PRESS STATEMENT "The members of the Security Council express their deep...