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Commission on Status of Women: Statement by Director-General Welskop-Deffaa

Feb 29, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Statement by Director-General for Gender Equality, Ms Welskop-Deffaa, on the 56th Commission on the Status of Women)  - check against delivery - Madam Chair, Germany aligns itself with the stat...

Remarks to the Press: Ambassador Wittig on the Middle East

Feb 28, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcript of remarks ahead of a Security Council meeting on the Middle East) Q.: "Is there now a further new initiative on Syria? What’s the plan?" Wittig:"We cannot just keep on wat...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2037(2012) on UNMIT

Feb 23, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Reaffirming all its previous resolutions and statements on the situation in Timor-Leste, in particular its resolutions 1599 (2005), 1677 (2006), 1690 (2006), 1703 (20...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Berger in an Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

Feb 23, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council: Statement as delivered by Ambassador Berger in an Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security) Mr President, I would like to thank Togo as the Presidency of the Security Council for ...

Human Rights Commissioner calls for freedom of the media in Syria

Feb 22, 2012 | GermanyUN

On 20 February Syrian journalists inside Syria and abroad established the independent Syrian Journalists Association (SJA).