Press releases

Federal Foreign Office contributes 70,000 euro to support conference on cluster munitions

Sep 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The second Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions began yesterday (12 September) in Beirut. Minister of State Werner Hoyer issued the following statement in Berlin:       “...

Press release: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on “10 years after 9/11”

Sep 11, 2011 | GermanyUN

Ten years after 9/11, the world commemorates the heinous terrorist acts of 9 September 2011 that have killed and injured thousands of innocent civilians of many faiths and nations.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes lifting of the EU’s own sanctions against Libya

Sep 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The EU Council yesterday agreed by way of written procedure to lift most of its own sanctions against Libya:   Foreign Minister Westerwelle yesterday (1 September) welcomed this decision which was l...

Message from Foreign Minister Westerwelle on the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast (Eid ul Fitr) at the end of Ramadan

Aug 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

Message from Federal Foreign Minister Dr Guido Westerwelle on the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast (Eid ul Fitr) at the end of Ramadan on 30 August 2011   I wish a blessed Eid ul Fitr to all peo...

Your vote for the logo, your vote for human rights!

Aug 26, 2011 | GermanyUN

15,375 logo suggestions from over 190 countries – that is the result of the submission phase of the global online competition “A Logo for Human Rights.”