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Mar 11, 2011
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
Speaking points by Ambassador Berger at the ECOSOC BWI Spring Meeting on MDGs
Mar 1, 2011
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 Ambassadors Wittig in his capacity as Chairman of the SC Working Group on "Children in Armed Conflict" at Columbia University
Feb 24, 2011
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.