Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle condemns attacks on US missions in the strongest possible terms

Sep 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

Federal Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement in Berlin today on the attacks on the United States’ diplomatic missions in Egypt and Libya:     “I condemn the violent attacks on t...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2065 (2012) on UNIPSIL - Sierra Leone

Sep 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling its previous resolutions and the statements of its President concerning the situation in Sierra Leone, in particular resolution 2005 (2011) and Presidential Statement ...

Minister of State Link: Progress on UN Small Arms Programme of Action

Sep 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

During the Review Conference on the Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons from 27 August to 7 September, United Nations member states confirmed their commitment to fight illegal arms tra...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on 9/11: Our destiny is linked to America’s

Sep 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

Today (11 September), the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement: "Every year, when we recall together the horr...

German candidate elected to the Human Rights Committee

Sep 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

Today the State Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), one of the central International Human Rights Treaties, elected the German candidate Dr. Anja Seibert-Fohr ...