Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes extension of ISAF mandate

Feb 1, 2013 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle made the following comments in Brussels regarding the Bundestag’s approval of January 31st, 2013 of the mandate for participation in ISAF: “I welcome the fact that once a...

Germany to provide a further 10 million euros in humanitarian aid for Syria

Jan 30, 2013 | GermanyUN

At the invitation of United Nations Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon a donors conference is taking place today (30 January) in Kuwait for victims of the conflict in Syria and Syrian refugees in neighbour...

Germany pledges more help at Mali conference

Jan 30, 2013 | GermanyUN

The German Government pledged to provide Mali and its African partners with a comprehensive assistance package at the donors conference held by the African Union and UN in Addis Ababa. The package in...

Mali: Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes political roadmap

Jan 29, 2013 | GermanyUN

Mali’s government adopted a road map for a return to constitutional order this past Friday. Commenting on this, Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement  on January 28th, 2013 in Be...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on Germany’s membership in the Security Council

Dec 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

At the end of the year, Germany will finish its term as a non‑permanent member of the UN Security Council. On 19 December Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle presented to the Cabinet a review o...