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Statement by Ambassador Wittig on Climate Security in the Security Council Open Debate

Jul 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

Over one year ago, the Pacific Small Islands urged the Security Council to consider the security implications of climate change. They appealed to the Security Council to fulfil its mandate for the maintenance of international peace and security.

Security Council Press Statement on UNRCCA

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing by Miroslav Jenca, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, on the work of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia over the past six months.

German Presidency - UN Security Council in July

Jul 5, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany has taken over the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council in what will be an eventful month. Alongside the changes sweeping the Arab world, work will focus primarily on South Sudan’s imminent declaration of independence. Speaking on the eve of Germany’s month as President, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said, “The architecture of the world is undergoing dramatic changes – and this has to be reflected in the work of the United Nations.”

Ambassador Wittig signs the Nagoya Protocol

Jun 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Nagoya Protocol is a new international treaty adopted under the auspices of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)  in Nagoya, Japan on October 29, 2010.