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Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations in Geneva

Feb 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

-- Check against delivery -- Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Those who have been to Tunis or have stood on Tahrir square could sense the power of freed...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes clear stance of Human Rights Council on Libya

Feb 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Human Rights Council in Geneva addressed the human rights situation in Libya in a special session on (25 February). At the special session, the Human Rights Council adopted unanimously – and thus ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN sanctions against Libyan leadership

Feb 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

During last night the UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose comprehensive sanctions on the Libyan leadership around Muammar Gaddafi. These include an asset freeze and travel bans. In additio...

Statement by Ms Waltraud Dahs, Head of Division Federal Ministry for Family Affairs

Feb 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany aligns itself with the statement delivered by Hungary on behalf of the European Union.The guiding principle of German gender equality policy is the life cycle perspective already referred to by the representative of the European Union.

Explanation of vote on the situation in the Middle East - Security Council Joint Statement of the United Kingdom, France and Germany

Feb 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

The United Kingdom, France and Germany are seriously concerned about the current stalemate in the Middle East Peace Process. We each voted in favour of the draft Security Council Resolution because our views on settlements, including in East Jerusalem, are clear: