Press releases

“Democratic and Economic Transformation in North Africa and the Middle East”- Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle to the 2011 CFSP Review Conference

Nov 8, 2011 | GermanyUN

/-- translation of advance text --/ Ladies and Gentlemen, Internally, the European Union has to deal with one of its worst crises. Externally, the Arab Spring offers an historic opportunity. The Eu...

Press Release: German expert elected to the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

Nov 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly (GA) elected Mr Dietrich Lingenthal to serve on the ACABQ and Ms Goenke Roscher into the Committee of Contributions (CoC) for the period 2012 – 2014. ...

German Government supports inspection of Libya’s chemical weapons

Nov 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

A team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) yesterday (3 November) inspected Libya’s chemical weapons stockpiles for the first time since the toppling of the Gaddafi re...

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul

Nov 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on the occasion of the opening of the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul) (Translation of advance text) Dear Minister Davutoğlu, ...

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan

Nov 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

The following press statement was issued on Monday, 31 October, by Security Council President Ms. U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria): "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terr...