Press releases

Speech by Foreign Minister Westerwelle in the German Bundestag on the extension of the Atalanta mission off the coast of Somalia

Nov 29, 2011 | GermanyUN

Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, Members of this House, Atalanta’s fight against piracy off the Horn of Africa has not only been broadly supported in this House, it has also been successful. S...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes resolution on Syria adopted by the General Assembly’s Third Committee

Nov 23, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, whose remit includes human rights issues, has today adopted a resolution on the continuing violence in Syria. The resolution was tabled by Germany, Fran...

United Nations Police Training Course on Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Wertheim/Germany

Nov 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

Police Officers from various European countries together with police experts from UN Missions attended the fourth UN Training Course for Police Trainers on Preventing and Investigating Sexual and Gend...

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...