Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on 9/11: Our destiny is linked to America’s

Sep 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

Today (11 September), the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement: "Every year, when we recall together the horr...

German candidate elected to the Human Rights Committee

Sep 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

Today the State Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), one of the central International Human Rights Treaties, elected the German candidate Dr. Anja Seibert-Fohr ...

Remarks to the press: Ambassador Wittig on Sudan and South Sudan

Sep 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Near verbatim transcripts of remarks by Ambassador Wittig, President of the Security Council, following a meeting of the Security Council on Sudan and South Sudan.) Wittig: "Today, the Security Coun...

Review Conference on Small Arms and Light Weapons: 2nd meeting in the German Mission with UNODA and the Group of Interested States on practical disarmament measures (GIS)

Sep 4, 2012 | GermanyUN

The second of two sessions in the GIS-framework (Group of Interested States on practical disarmament measures) along the sidelines of the current review conference on small arms and light weapons (SAL...

Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the Opening of the 2nd Meeting of the Working Group on Economic Recovery within the Group of Friends of the Syrian People

Sep 4, 2012 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to welcome you in Berlin for the second meeting of the working group on economic recovery and development of the Friends of the Syrian Peop...