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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).

General Assembly: Text of the Draft Resolution on Syria A/66/L.36

Feb 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

  The General Assembly,         Recalling its resolution 66/176 of 19 December 2011, as well as Human Rights Council resolutions S/16-1, S/17-1 and S/18-1,         Expressing grave concern at the de...

Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: Statement by Ambassador Wittig

Feb 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

On the request of the Chair of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, Ms. Radhika Coomar...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Syria

Feb 13, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Statement as delivered by Ambassador Wittig in the General Assembly meeting on the Human Rights situation in Syria) Mr. President, Germany alingns itself with the statement made by the European Uni...

12 February 2012: 10 years Red Hand Day – A Worldwide Initiative to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers

Feb 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

For many children, a peaceful childhood is only a dream. Children are even used as soldiers in armed conflicts in many regions of the world. Each year on 12 February, Red Hand Day raises awareness abo...