Press releases

First Committee: Draft Resolution on Arms Trade Treaty

Nov 7, 2012 | GermanyUN

Draft resolution on "General and complete disarmament: towards an arms trade treaty: establishing common international standards for the import, export and transfer of conventional arms" as adopted by...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Syria

Oct 25, 2012 | GermanyUN

Commenting on the announcements made by the Syrian Armed Forces as well as by the Free Syrian Army to adhere to a ceasefire for the duration of Eid Al-Adha as proposed by the Joint Special Representat...

Security Council: Press Statement on Syria

Oct 24, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council press statement on Syria as read out by the Security Council President) "The members of the Security Council welcomed the important and timely initiative of the Joint Special Repre...

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at the Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime – MTCR

Oct 24, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Speech of Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at the Plenary Meeting of the Missile Technology Control Regime – MTCR) -- check against delivery -- Ladies and gentlemen, let me welcome you all very ...

Security Council: Press Statement on Lebanon

Oct 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council press statement on Lebanon as read out by the Security Council President) "The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the terrorist attack on 19 October 2012 in Beirut, ...