Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes the resolution on Yemen by the Security Council

Oct 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

A spokesperson of the Federal German Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued the following statement on the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution on Yemen: "Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes th...

Yemen: Text of Resolution 2014 (2011) as adopted by the Security Council

Oct 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling its Press Statements of 24 September 2011, 9 August 2011, and 24 June 2011, Expressing grave concern at the situation in Yemen, Reaffirming its strong commitment to ...

Read-out: Ambassador Wittig's meeting with Mrs. Tawakul Karman

Oct 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

"The German Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Wittig, today received the Yemeni Nobel peace laureate Tawakul Karman at the German Mission. Ambassador Wittig congratulate...

Press statement by the Chairman of the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict on Iraq

Oct 20, 2011 | GermanyUN

At its 32nd meeting, on 30 September 2011, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict agreed, in connection with the consideration of the first report of the Secretary-General o...

German Government provides EUR 750,000 for destruction of small arms in Libya

Oct 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

The German Government is providing EUR 750,000 for the securing and destruction of small arms – including man-portable air-defence systems (MANPADS) – up to the end of this year. The money will be us...