Press releases

Text of Resolution 1991 (2011) on Congo as adopted by the Security Council

Jun 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Recalling its previous resolutions and the statements of its President concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo,            Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Text to Resolution 1990 (2011) on Abyei as adopted by the Security Council

Jun 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Recalling its previous resolutions and its presidential statements on the situation in Sudan, and noting the priority it attaches to the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Reaffirming its commitment to the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity; and to peace, stability and security throughout the region

Federal Minister Westerwelle congratulates Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Jun 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has congratulated Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on his election as President of the United Nations General Assembly. The congratulatory letter reads as follows:

Minister of State Cornelia Pieper: “Good Education Policy is Peace Policy”

Jun 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Germany’s accession to UNESCO, Minister of State Cornelia Pieper has emphasized the significance of the UNESCO topics education, science and culture for the international community. In this connection, Minister of State Pieper issued the following statement yesterday (23 June):

Briefing session on Youth and Armed Conflict in the German Permanent Mission

Jun 23, 2011 | GermanyUN & DESA

Listening to youth in armed conflict The world is still a dangerous place for children. It is estimated that approximately 300,000 armed children and youths are living in conflict zones, half of th...