Press releases

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at the International Afghanistan Conference in Tokyo, 08.07. 2012

Jul 9, 2012 | GermanyUN

Address by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at the International Afghanistan Conference in Tokyo, 08.07. 2012 -- Translation of advance text! -- Mr. President, Prime Minister, Excellencies, dist...

The Federal Foreign Office is putting 4 million euros towards securing and destroying nuclear, biological and chemical weapons

Jul 7, 2012 | GermanyUN

In Iraq the Federal Foreign Office is contributing 2 million euros to the destruction of old chemical weapons that are a legacy of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons programme. The funds support both a...

German Government steps up humanitarian aid for the Sudan and South Sudan by 5 million euros

Jul 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

In light of the serious humanitarian situation which is still affecting large parts of the Sudan and South Sudan, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has decided to increase humanitarian aid to...

German Government steps up humanitarian assistance for Syrians affected by the crisis

Jul 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

In view of the escalating violence in Syria and the worsening humanitarian situation, the German Government has allocated a further sum of approx. 500,000 euros for humanitarian assistance for Syrians...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2057 (2012) on UNMISS - United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Jul 5, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Recalling its previous resolutions 1996 (2011) and 2046 (2012),            Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity,...