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Foreign Minister Westerwelle greatly concerned at arrest of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei

Apr 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

Speaking about the arrest by Chinese security forces in Beijing of renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement today (4 April):     “I...

German Human Rights Commissioner on the publication of the Amnesty International report “Death Sentences and Executions 2010”

Mar 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

In response to the publication of the Amnesty International report “Death Sentences and Executions 2010”, Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Ai...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig in the Security Council on the Peacebuilding Commission Report

Mar 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

Strengthening the peacebuilding agenda, enhancing its impact in the field and providing continued support to the peacebuilding efforts in Burundi, the Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone were at the core of the Commission’s work in 2010.

The Millennium Development Goals Background – Progress – Activities

Mar 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Millennium Development Goals Background – Progress – Activities

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on the 2010 Report of the Peacebuilding Commission in the General Assembly

Mar 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

Strengthening the peacebuilding agenda, enhancing its impact in the field and providing continued support to the peacebuilding efforts in Burundi, the Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone were at the core of the Commission’s work in 2010. In September 2010, the Commission made Liberia the fifth country on the agenda responding to a request from the Security Council on behalf of the Government of Liberia.