Press releases

German Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes re-election of Ban Ki-moon

Jun 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

Germany's Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes today's re-election by the General Assembly of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as Secretary-General of the United Nations. The Minister issued the follow...

Germany celebrates 60 years as a member of UNESCO Ceremony with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Minister of State Cornelia Pieper

Jun 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

The General Assembly of the German Commission for UNESCO, which is being held in Berlin on 23 and 24 June, will celebrate Germany’s 60th anniversary as a member of UNESCO. The ceremony which is taking...

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig to the UN press corps on Al-Qaeda- & Taliban sanctions regimes

Jun 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council has decided today to have two separate sanctions regimes, one for Taliban, one for Al-Qaeda. My country, Germany, welcomes the establishment of a separate Afghan country-based regime. This is a step forward.  

Al-Qaeda Sanctions Resolution 1989 as passed by the Security Council

Jun 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

UN Security Council Resolution 1989(2011)  June 17, 2011    The Security Council,   PP1 Recalling its resolutions 1267 (1999), 1333 (2000), 1363 (2001), 1373 (2001), 1390 (2002), 1452 (2002), 145...

Resolution 1988 on Afghanistan as passed by the Security Council

Jun 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,   PP1 Recalling its previous resolutions on international terrorism and the threat it poses to Afghanistan, in particular its resolutions 1267 (1999), 1333 (2000), 1363 (2001),...