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Jan 25, 2011
Germany is very concerned about the persistent and indeed growing threat of piracy and armed robbery off Somalia and in the region. The Security Council needs to address this threat to peace and security in a comprehensive way
In recent months, pirates have increased their level of violence as well as extended their range of operation. Piracy is a serious crime. It has detrimental effects on the security and safety of international navigation and commerce. It also threatens urgently needed humanitarian aid to Somalia.
Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Piracy in the Security Council
Jan 13, 2011
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 ...
Human Rights Commissioner Löning to travel to Minsk