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29th Forum on Global Issues in the Federal Foreign Office: Rio+20 – Can institutions concerned with sustainability and greening of the economy be successfully restructured?

May 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

Tomorrow (16 May) the 29th Forum on Global Issues will take place at the Federal Foreign Office. This year’s Forum will focus on the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which will be he...

Security Council: Minister Counsellor Silberberg on Women Peace and Security

Apr 24, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council: Statement as delivered by Minister Counsellor Silberberg in a debate on Women Peace and Security) Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, Germanywelcomes th...

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in 2013-2015

Apr 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

Germany was a founding member of the Human Rights Council and had a seat on this body from 2006 to 2009. The German Government is seeking re-election to the Human Rights Council for the period 2013 - 2015.

General Assembly: Minister Counsellor Silberberg on "Price Volatility in Food and Related Financial Commodity Markets"

Apr 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Statement by Minister Counsellor Silberberg in the Plenary of the General Assembly during the Thematic Debate "Addressing Excessive Price Volatility in Food and Related Financial Commodity Markets") ...

56th CSW on Rural Women: EU General Statement

Mar 15, 2012 | GermanyUN

As delivered Madame Chair, I am speaking on behalf of the European Union and its Member States. EU strongly regrets that no agreement was found today on the agreed conclusions on rural women. ...