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Statement by Ambassador Berger on Protection of the Rights of Children in the General Assembly

Oct 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

(as delivered) Mr. Chairperson, Germany aligns itself with the statement made on behalf of the European Union yesterday. The promotion and protection of Children’s Rights are a priority of Germa...

Afghanistan: Text of Resolution 2011 (2011) on ISAF as adopted by the Security Council

Oct 12, 2011 | GermanyUN

  The Security Council,   Reaffirming its previous resolutions on Afghanistan, in particular its resolutions 1386 (2001), 1510 (2003), 1943 (2010) and 1974 (2011), Reaffirming also its resolutions...

Statement by Parliamentary State Secretary Kopp of the Ministry of Economic Development at the 2011 ECOSOC High-Level Segment in Geneva

Oct 8, 2011 | GermanyUN

Honorable Chair, Gentlemen and Ladies, • We expressly welcome the initiative of the UN Economic and Social Council to make the topic “Education and Development” the topical focus of this year’s High...

Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict - Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Iraq

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

1.        At its 31st meeting, on 22 June 2011, the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict examined the first report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (S/2011/366),...

Statement by the Parliamentary State Secretary, Ms. Widmann-Mauz on NCDs in the General Assembly

Sep 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

Non-communicable diseases ("NCDs") are among the leading causes of both death and disability worldwide. Unless we take bold action within the next decade, NCDs will become the most common cause of death in even the poorest countries of the world.