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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.

The Security Implications of Climate Change - An International Dialogue held May 20, 2011 in the German House, New York

May 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

Territorial loss due to rising sea levels and increasing food scarcity are among the grave threats of climate change.  A discussion held by the Permanent Missions of Germany and Portugal to the United...