Press releases

German House New York Exhibition of illustrations and photographs dealing with the historical development of Afghanistan from 1747 to 1973

Nov 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Swiss Afghanistan Institute has set up an exhibition, developed in close co-operation with the Afghan Ministry of Education, to make Afghan people familiar with their own country’s modern history ...

Afghanistan: Text of Resolution A/RES/66/13 (2011) as adopted by the General Assembly

Nov 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

A/66/L.10 (2011) The situation in Afghanistan The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 65/8 of 7 November 2010 and all its previous relevant resolutions, Recalling also all relevant Sec...

Press Release: Election of members to the International Law Commission (ILC)

Nov 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the U.N. General Assembly elected Prof. Georg Nolte for a second term (2012-2016) as a member of the International Law Commission. With 175 states supporting the German candidate, Prof. Nolte re...

Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on ALTHEA

Nov 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle to the Bundestag on the extension of German involvement in operation ALTHEA in Bosnia and Herzegovina) Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, German...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Syria

Nov 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

“The decision made by the Arab League on Saturday was an important one. Now the whole international community must stand beside all those who continue to suffer under the repression of the Assad regi...