Oct 2, 2011
The Federal Office is making available approximately 291,000 euro for a project to destroy of about 500,000 landmines and fuses. The project is to be carried out by the Swiss non-governmental organization ‘Fondation Suisse de Déminage’ (FSD). The landmine stockpiles have been taken over from the Gaddafi regime.
The Federal Foreign Office supports the destruction of landmines in Libya
Oct 1, 2011
In Martin Kobler, there will be a German diplomat heading the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) from today. Heading UNAMI is Martin Kobler’s second senior posting with the UN. Before this, he was deputy head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). As an Ambassador, he has represented Germany in Egypt and Iraq.
Martin Kobler to head UN mission in Iraq
Sep 29, 2011
In the light of escalating violence in Syria, Foreign Minister Westerwelle considers a corresponding UN Security Council resolution long overdue.
Today (29 September) he issued the following statemen...
Foreign Minister Westerwelle urges UN resolution on Syria