Press releases

The African Union and the German Government organize the 'Topping Out' Ceremony of the AU Peace and Security Building in Addis Ababa

Aug 9, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Press release by the German Embassy in Addis Ababa, issued on 7 August 2012) The new African Union (AU) Peace and Security Building, a donation by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, ...

Federal Foreign Office establishes Syria Task Force

Aug 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

At the request of Foreign Minister Westerwelle, the Federal Foreign Office has established an interministerial Syria Task Force to ensure the coordination of all German Government measures relating to...

Markus Löning visits Syrian refugees in Jordan

Aug 1, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, surveyed the scene on the ground in Jordan today to gain a first-hand impression of the situation of Sy...

UN Secretary-General appoints Horst Köhler to High-level Advisory Panel

Aug 1, 2012 | GermanyUN

Following a proposal from the Federal Government, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday (31 July) appointed former Federal President Prof. Horst Köhler as a member of the new High-level Panel of ...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2063 (2012) on UNAMID - Sudan

Jul 31, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Reaffirming all its previous resolutions and presidential statements concerning the situation in Sudan and underlining the importance of full compliance with these, Reaffirming...