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Federal Minister Westerwelle welcomes outcome of UN Climate Change Conference in Durban

Dec 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

In Durban the 195 States Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change have agreed to extend the Kyoto Protocol, which was due to expire in 2012, and to negotiate a successor climate treaty...

Adoption of resolution “Towards Global Partnerships” – Ambassador Wittig: “Private sector essential for the United Nations”

Nov 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today in the 2nd Committee of the General Assembly, the Member States of the United Nations unanimously adopted the resolution “Towards Global Partnerships”. The resolution was drafted by Germany and ...

Statement by Ambassador Wittig on New Challenges to Security in the Security Council

Nov 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr. President, I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for your timely initiative, to convene today's briefing on New Challenges to Security. We welcome the presence of his Excelen...

Resolution on the "Effects of Atomic Radiation" as adopted by the General Assembly

Nov 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Co-sponsored by: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Lux...

Remarks by Minister Silberberg on Resolution “Effects of Atomic Radiation” in the Plenary of the 4th Committee

Nov 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Madame Chair,  I have the honor to transmit for action by the plenary of the FourthCommittee the draft resolution contained in document A/C.4/66/L.7of November 4th, 2011, on Agenda i...