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Statement by Ambassador Wittig at the 1st Regular Session of the Executive Board of UN Women

Jan 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany has always been a strong supporter of the work of the United Nations in the areas of gender equality and the empowerment of women.  And we will continue to do so. We are therefore extremely pleased to witness the creation of UN Women under your able leadership and look forward to a close cooperation with you and your team

Ambassador Wittig on Women, Peace and Security during the Security Council Open Debate

Dec 16, 2010 | GermanyUN

No one can deny that sexual violence in armed conflict is an abhorrent crime, which in some conflict areas is systematically used  to destabilise whole societies and thus constitutes a serious security problem requiring a systematic response, including by the Security Council. With the adoption of resolutions 1820 and 1888 the Council has given this issue the comprehensive and global attention it deserves

Statement by Ambassador Berger in the 2nd Comittee on the Millenium Development Goals

Oct 21, 2010 | StV

(check against delivery) Madam Chairperson, First of all let me congratulate you on your election as Chairperson of the Second Committee for the 65th Session of the General Assembly. I would a...

Helping to save lives: Germany continues to substantially support the Global Fund

Oct 4, 2010 | GermanyUN

Germany remains committed to the fight against three of the world's most devastating diseases: AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.  At today’s replenishment conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) the German government pledges up to 600 million euros for the next three years

Chancellor Merkel - Speech on MDGs, Sep.21 2010

Sep 21, 2010 | GermanyUN

The United Nations Millennium Declaration of 2000 has lent international development policy a whole new foundation and legitimation in terms of quality. That was a ground-breaking strategic decision which placed the global development partnership on one common basis.