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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...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Berger on the OSCE

Feb 9, 2012 | GermanyUN

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Berger on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - Priorities for 2012 (as delivered) I would like to join colleagues in warmly ...

6 February 2012: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Feb 6, 2012 | GermanyUN/BMZ

Combating female genital mutilation It is estimated that between about 100 and 140 million women and girls in the world are affected by genital mutilation. Genital mutilation violates elementary huma...

Read-out: Ambassador Wittig's meeting with members of the Syrian National Council

Jan 30, 2012 | GermanyUN

"The German Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Wittig, today received members of the Syrian National Council at the German Mission.  Ambassador Wittig expressed his gov...