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Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria

Aug 3, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council calls upon the Syrian authorities to alleviate the humanitarian situation in crisis areas by ceasing the use of force against affected towns, to allow expeditious and unhindered access for international humanitarian agencies and workers, and cooperate fully with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns new wave of brutal violence by Syrian Government and announces further sanctions

Aug 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The German Government demands that President Assad put an immediate end to violence against peaceful demonstrators. Only an immediate turnaround, serious dialogue and a willingness to reform can prevent even greater bloodshed.

Statement by Ambassador Berger on the Human Right to Water&Sanitation in the General Assembly

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

The last 12 months have witnessed the recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation that are derived from the right to an adequate standard of living at the United Nations, first in the General Assembly and then in the Human Rights Council in Geneva

Text of Resolution 2000 (2011) on UNOCI as adopted by the Security Council

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and unity of Côte d’Ivoire, and recalling the importance of the principles of good-neighbourliness, non-interference and regional cooperation

Security Council Press Statement on the" Lord's Resistance Army"

Jul 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the ongoing attacks carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) across central Africa, which pose a continuing threat to regional security