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Statement by Ambassador Berger in the General Assembly on the occasion of the High Level Meeting of the United Nations on HIV/AIDS

Jun 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

The political declaration of commitment on HIV/AIDS, adopted by the United Nations in 2001, was a milestone in global health policy. It was a ground-breaking act which set the course for the future and placed worldwide partnership on a new, shared, foundation.

Statement by Ambassador Berger at the 10th Session of the UNPFII on May 18th 2011

May 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

Respecting and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples is a matter the German government takes very seriously and one that we address in our bilateral discussions with countries having indigenous populations.

Appointment of Bernward Geier as German NGO Coordinator of 64th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference

Apr 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

Bernward Geier was unanimously selected to serve as Coordinator of the German NGO Focal Group. Mr. Geier’s nomination was put forward by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the organic world umbrella organization based in Bonn, where he had previously served as director for 18 years.

Statement by Minister Head of Economic Department Silberberg at the 44th Session of the CPD on Population and Education

Apr 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany is committed to promote population and education issues and thereby improving people’s living conditions in its partner countries. The German Government has taken a number of initiatives to promote education in the field of sexual and reproductive health. These initiatives, building up on the German development cooperation in the priority areas of health and education, contribute to the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health under the auspices of the United Nations Secretary-General.

Welcome Address by Ambassador Berger at Side Event “Family Planning – Key to Saving Lives” (44th Session, CPD)

Apr 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

The promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights is one of the key pillars of German development cooperation in the health sector. At last years G8-summit, the German Government pledged additional Mio. 400 € over 5 years for the Muskoka-Initiative to promote mother’s and children’s health.