Press releases

Afghanistan: Text of Resolution A/RES/66/13 (2011) as adopted by the General Assembly

Nov 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

A/66/L.10 (2011) The situation in Afghanistan The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 65/8 of 7 November 2010 and all its previous relevant resolutions, Recalling also all relevant Sec...

Press Release: Election of members to the International Law Commission (ILC)

Nov 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the U.N. General Assembly elected Prof. Georg Nolte for a second term (2012-2016) as a member of the International Law Commission. With 175 states supporting the German candidate, Prof. Nolte re...

Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on ALTHEA

Nov 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle to the Bundestag on the extension of German involvement in operation ALTHEA in Bosnia and Herzegovina) Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, German...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Syria

Nov 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

“The decision made by the Arab League on Saturday was an important one. Now the whole international community must stand beside all those who continue to suffer under the repression of the Assad regi...

Resolution on the "Effects of Atomic Radiation" as adopted by the General Assembly

Nov 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Co-sponsored by: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Lux...