Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Arab-European cooperation

Nov 13, 2012 | GermanyUN

Attending a meeting of EU and Arab League Foreign Ministers in Cairo, Germany's Foreign Minister Dr Guido Westerwelle today commented on Arab-European cooperation and on Germany's support for the Syri...

Germany supports UNICEF in helping child soldiers

Nov 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

Germany is making available 1 million euros to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in order to help the victims of violence from paramilitary combat units in Africa. UNICEF is implementing pro...

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...