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Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes elections in Myanmar

Apr 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

In Berlin yesterday (1 April), Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the by-elections in Myanmar yesterday: “Today’s elections in Myanmar constitute a historic step t...

Human Rights Commissioner Löning on the executions in Japan

Mar 30, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy, currently on a visit to Myanmar, issued the following statement today (30 March) on the recent executions in Japan

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Yemen

Mar 29, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the situation in Yemen as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council welcomes the Yemeni-led peaceful transition process to a just and democr...

Human Rights Commissioner calls for the worldwide abolition of the death penalty

Mar 28, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement yesterday (27 March

Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Statement by Ambassador Wittig

Mar 22, 2012 | GermanyUN

After hosting a so-called “Arria formula meeting” of Security Council members with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria mandated by the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Wittig issued the following state...