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The Millennium Development Goals Background – Progress – Activities

Mar 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Millennium Development Goals Background – Progress – Activities

Speaking points by Ambassador Berger at the ECOSOC BWI Spring Meeting on MDGs

Mar 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

Financing for development still remains a crucial challenge for achieving the MDGs until 2015. It implies that donor countries need to honour their international commitments, including goals such as the spending of 0.7 % of our gross national income for official development assistance until 2015

Report of the Government of the Federal Government of Germany on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 (“Women, Peace and Security”) 2010

Mar 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

The adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 ten years ago – on 31 October 2000 – marks a watershed in the approach to security policy issues in the United Nations. Resolution 1325 represented the first internationally legally binding call for the active involvement of women in all phases of conflict resolution and conflict prevention. The Resolution has since been instrumental in shaping foreign and security policy in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the European Union, in NATO, as well as in other international organizations

Statement by Ambassadors Wittig in his capacity as Chairman of the SC Working Group on "Children in Armed Conflict" at Columbia University

Mar 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

I wanted to point out what the UN-Security Council is already doing to protect children in conflict and to fight impunity, and why this has been quite successful so far. Very briefly, the UN-mechanism dealing with children and armed conflict consists of three elements: the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed conflict, the country-based Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism on children and armed conflict, currently active in 13 conflict areas and a Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflicts

Statement by Ms Waltraud Dahs, Head of Division Federal Ministry for Family Affairs

Feb 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany aligns itself with the statement delivered by Hungary on behalf of the European Union.The guiding principle of German gender equality policy is the life cycle perspective already referred to by the representative of the European Union.