Press releases

Joint Statement by Foreign Foreign Minister Westerwelle and Interior Minister Friedrich on the appointment of Stefan Feller as Chief Police Adviser to the Secretary-General

Apr 19, 2013 | GermanyUN

Welcoming the appointment of Mr. Stefan Feller as Chief Police Adviser to the Secretary-General, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich declared today: "We con...

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action: Statement by Ambassador Berger

Apr 5, 2013 | GermanyUN

(Statement as delivered by Ambassador Berger at the opening of the exhibition "For a Mine-Free World") "Under-Secretary-General Ladsous, Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, 20 years ago...

International Mine Action Day: Statement by Foreign Minister Westerwelle

Apr 4, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on 4 April to mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action: “There are still far too many people around the ...

Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty

Apr 3, 2013 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle: "I welcome the UN General Assembly’s adoption today by an overwhelming majority of the Arms Trade Treaty. For the first time internationally binding rules for ar...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Berger on the Arms Trade Treaty

Apr 2, 2013 | GermanyUN

(General Assembly: Statement as delivered by Ambassador Berger on the Arms Trade Treaty resolution) "Mr. President, Today, the Nations united here in this room acknowledged their responsibility an...