Press releases

Federal Minister Westerwelle praises UN Security Council debate on climate change and security

Jul 21, 2011 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (21 July) in Kabul on yesterday’s United Nations Security Council debate on the security implications of climate change:  “Resource s...

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 ...