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Text of Resolution 1995 (2011) on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as adopted by the Security Council

Jul 6, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Taking note of the letter to the President of the Council from the Secretary-General dated 20 May 2011 (S/2011/329), attaching a letter from the President of the Inte...

German Presidency - UN Security Council in July

Jul 5, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany has taken over the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council in what will be an eventful month. Alongside the changes sweeping the Arab world, work will focus primarily on South Sudan’s imminent declaration of independence. Speaking on the eve of Germany’s month as President, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said, “The architecture of the world is undergoing dramatic changes – and this has to be reflected in the work of the United Nations.”

UN Press Release: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for stepped-up action against attackers of children in armed conflicts

Jun 30, 2011 | GermanyUN & United Nations

“Beyond naming and shaming, we have a further tool we can consider employing to safeguard schools and hospitals in conflict,” said Mr. Ban at a panel discussion organized by Radhika Coomaraswamy, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, and Germany’s Ambassador to the UN, Peter Wittig, ahead of next month’s general debate on the issue in the Security Council.

Statement by Ms Bokova, Director General of UNESCO at the side-event Children in Armed Conflict

Jun 30, 2011 | GermanyUN & UNESCO

For United Nations webcast-TV see: http://bit.ly/lc8Dcp (as delivered) United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki moon, Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nazzer, UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and ...

Statement by Mr. Martin Mogwanja, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF at the side event Children and Armed Conflict

Jun 30, 2011 | GermanyUN & UNICEF

Far too often armed conflict restricts children’s access to education and health services, resulting in devastating impacts on their lives and their futures and violating their fundamental right to education and health care.