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Statement by Ambassador Berger on the Human Right to Water&Sanitation in the General Assembly

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

The last 12 months have witnessed the recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation that are derived from the right to an adequate standard of living at the United Nations, first in the General Assembly and then in the Human Rights Council in Geneva

Federal Minister Westerwelle praises UN Security Council debate on climate change and security

Jul 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (21 July) in Kabul on yesterday’s United Nations Security Council debate on the security implications of climate change:  “Resource s...

Remarks to the press by Ambassador Wittig on Climate Security

Jul 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

(near verbatim transcript) This was a good day today for climate security. Germany, in its capacity as Security Council Presidency, convened this debate in order to discuss one of the most importan...

Security Council Presidential Statement

Jul 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council reaffirms its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and security. The Council stresses the importance of establishing strategies of conflict prevention.

Security Council Presidential Statement

Jul 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council reaffirms its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and security. The Council stresses the importance of establishing strategies of conflict prevention.