Press releases

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...

Libya: Text of Resolution 2016 (2011) as adopted by the Security council

Oct 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling its resolutions 1970 (2011) of 26 February 2011, 1973 (2011) of 17 March 2011, and 2009 (2011) of 16 September 2011, Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereig...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: elections today a key step for Tunisia and the Arab Spring

Oct 23, 2011 | GermanyVN

Free and democratic elections are taking place in Tunisia for the first time today. Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement in Berlin yesterday (23 October): “The d...

Yemen must not descend into chaos

Oct 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution yesterday on the situation in Yemen. Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement on the subject on 22 October 2011:   “This i...