Press releases

Ambassador Berger on "Reconciliation and Transitional Justice in Guatemala"

Oct 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

Ambassador Berger: “No sustainable development without rule of law”. Today the Permanent Mission of Germany hosted together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Permanent Mission...

Federal Minister Westerwelle appalled by targeted killing of Syrian opposition activist Mishaal al-Tammo

Oct 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Mishaal al-Tammo, a human rights activist and member of the Syrian opposition, was brutally murdered in Qamishli on 7 October 2011. Al-Tammo was a spokesman for the Kurdish Future Movement Party and a...

Federal Minister Westerwelle congratulates Nobel Peace Prize laureates

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle congratulates Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Roberta Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman on being awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. “I would like to congratulate Ellen ...

Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict - Conclusions on children and armed conflict in Iraq

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

1.        At its 31st meeting, on 22 June 2011, the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict examined the first report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (S/2011/366),...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle meets Forum Menschenrechte (Human Rights Forum)

Oct 7, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Human Rights Commissioner Markus Löning met Forum Menschenrechte (Human Rights Forum) representatives at the Federal Foreign Office yesterday. Forum M...