Press releases

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in 2013-2015

Apr 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

Germany was a founding member of the Human Rights Council and had a seat on this body from 2006 to 2009. The German Government is seeking re-election to the Human Rights Council for the period 2013 - 2015.

Germany's Candidature to the Human Rights Council 2013-15

Apr 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

On Thursday, 12 April, German Foreign Minister Dr Guido Westerwelle was in New York to kick off the German campaign for membership of the Human Rights Council for 2013-2015.

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Sierra Leone

Apr 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the situation in Sierra Leone as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council welcomes the latest report of the Secretary-General dated 14 March ...

Security Council: Press Statement on Mali

Apr 10, 2012 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council acknowledge the signing on 6 April 2012, between the perpetrators of the coup d’Etat in Mali and the Mediation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECO...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Syria

Apr 5, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the situation in Syria as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council recalls its Presidential Statements of 3 August 2011 and 21 March 2012 and...