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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.

Statement by Ambassador Berger on G20-briefing by the French Minister for Agriculture Le Maire in the General Assembly

Feb 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germanywelcomes the fact that Francehas put the topic of excessive price volatility on the agenda. In the sense of extreme peaks or lows, the behaviour of market participants and their effect on the price development are an important and particularly sensitive topic for the agricultural commodity markets

Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Interdependence between security and development in the Security Council

Feb 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

I would like to thank the Brazilian Presidency for preparing today's debate. Also, I would like to thank the Secretary-General and Sarah Cliffe as well as the chairman of the peacebuilding commission for their briefings. They have set the stage for our discussions. Germany aligns itself with the statement to be delivered by the Delegation of the European Union on behalf of the Union.