Press releases

Security Council: Press Statement on Mali and the Sahel

Sep 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Security Council press statement on Mali and the Sahel as read out by Security Council President Ambassador Wittig) Last Monday 17 September 2012, the members of the Security Council were briefed o...

Combating climate change: Federal Ministers Westerwelle, Altmaier and Niebel present German bid to host the Green Climate Fund

Sep 20, 2012 | GermanyVN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and Development Minister Dirk Niebel welcomed more than 70 Ambassadors from around the world to a reception in the Federal Forei...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2068 (2012) on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC)

Sep 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Reaffirming its resolutions 1261 (1999) of 25 August 1999, 1314 (2000) of 11 August 2000, 1379 (2001) of 20 November 2001, 1460 (2003) of 30 January 2003, 1539 (2004) of 22 Apri...

Federal Foreign Office to host ministerial reception on the Green Climate Fund on 20 September

Sep 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and Development Minister Dirk Niebel are jointly hosting a reception for Germany’s bid to provide headquarters for the Green Cli...

Factsheet: The 5th Committee

Sep 18, 2012 | GermanyUN

The 5th Committee plays a prominent role among the six main committees of the UN. It deals with budget, personnel and management issues of the organization, thus laying the foundation for the function...