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Statement by Ambassador Wittig at the 1st Regular Session of the Executive Board of UN Women

Jan 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany has always been a strong supporter of the work of the United Nations in the areas of gender equality and the empowerment of women.  And we will continue to do so. We are therefore extremely pleased to witness the creation of UN Women under your able leadership and look forward to a close cooperation with you and your team

Human Rights Commissioner Löning to travel to Minsk

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Markus Löning, is setting off tomorrow (14 January) on a two-day visit to Minsk. The decision to undertake this trip ...

Federal Minister Westerwelle on Greece’s entry into the ICJ proceedings between Germany and Italy

Jan 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Droutsas informed Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle by telephone yesterday evening that his Government was applying to join the proceedings between Germany and...

Joint Statement by Foreign Ministers Frattini and Westerwelle

Jan 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

Berlin, 12th January 2011 „Italy and Germany believe that freedom of faith and the rights of religious minorities are a fundamental part of the international human rights catalogue and of the univ...

Minister of State Hoyer worried about situation in Tunisia

Jan 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

The demonstrations in Tunisia, which began as protests against high unemployment, have escalated in the last few days. Several demonstrators have died in violent clashes with security forces. More peo...