Press releases

8 March 2012: International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

To honour International Women’s Day on 8 March, Minister of State Cornelia Pieper issued the following statement in Berlin today (8 March): “Germany will step up its commitment to fight violence agai...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on nuclear negotiations with Iran

Mar 7, 2012 | GermanyUN

In a letter sent to Iran yesterday on behalf of the E3+3, Lady Ashton offered to resume talks on the nuclear issue. Commenting on this, Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement ye...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan

Mar 6, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council expresses grave concern about reports of repeated incidents of cross-bord...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Somalia - AMISOM

Mar 5, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on Somalia - AMISOM - as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council welcomes the International London Conference on Somalia held on 23 February 20...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes UN Human Rights Council (HRC)Resolution on Syria

Mar 1, 2012 | GermanyUN

At an urgent debate held today, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) adopted by a large margin a resolution on the current situation in Syria.