Press releases

German assistance for the Sahel

Mar 22, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (21 March): “I am deeply concerned by t...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2041 (2012) on UNAMA

Mar 22, 2012 | GermanyUN

           The Security Council,            Recalling its previous resolutions on Afghanistan, in particular its resolution 1974 (2011) extending through 23 March 2012 the mandate of the United Natio...

22 March 2012: World Water Day

Mar 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

At the start of the 21st century 900 million people – around one seventh of the world po­pu­lation – lack access to clean pot­able water. Some 2.5 billion are with­out basic sanitation facilities. Wa...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN Security Council support for Kofi Annan

Mar 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

The UN Security Council today unanimously adopted a presidential statement on Syria supporting the UN and Arab League Special Representative Kofi Annan in his efforts to put an end to the serious cris...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Syria

Mar 21, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the Joint Special Envoy to Syria as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council recalls its Presidential Statement of 3 August 2011 and its Pres...