Press releases

German Government increases humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa

Jul 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Ministers Westerwelle and Niebel issued the following statement on 16 July 2011 on the situation in the Horn of Africa: “We are deeply concerned about the famine and humanitarian disaster in ...

Press release: Germany welcomes delisting of members of the Afghan High Peace Council

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the Security Council Committee established and pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) – the “Afghanistan Taliban sanctions committee” – concluded its considerations of the Afghan government’s reques...

Remarks to the press by the Security Council President, Ambassador Wittig, on South Kordofan

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

(near verbatim) ...and now I make a couple of remarks on a briefing that was held this morning by Valerie Amos, the Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, on the humanitarian situation in ...

Security Council Press Statement on UNRCCA

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing by Miroslav Jenca, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, on the work of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia over the past six months.