Press releases

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul

Nov 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on the occasion of the opening of the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul) (Translation of advance text) Dear Minister Davutoğlu, ...

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan

Nov 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

The following press statement was issued on Monday, 31 October, by Security Council President Ms. U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria): "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terr...

UNESCO General Assembly vote on Palestinian membership bid

Oct 31, 2011 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on the UNESCO General Assembly vote on the Palestinian bid for UNESCO membership: "In the UNESCO General Assembly today (31 Octobe...

Minister of State Hoyer welcomes improved UN Standardized Instrument for Reporting Military Expenditures

Oct 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

The United Nations agreed yesterday (27 October) on a revised instrument for reporting military expenditures. In future, there is to be, among other things, a standardized and simplified report format...

Annual Security Council Report 2010/2011

Oct 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany was responsible for the preparation of the introduction of the Annual Security Council Report 2010/2011. This report contains a comprehensive account of all meetings and activities of the Coun...