Press releases

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle's address to the National Press Club on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2012

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Dear Mrs Werner, Dear Mr. Cramer, Ladies and Gentlemen, I appreciate very much your friendly invitation on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. I. Freedom of the press and freedom of expr...

Human Rights Commissioner Markus Löning on World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement yesterday (2 May) on the eve of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May: Freed...

Ambassador Wittig on North Korea sanctions

May 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

On 16 April the Security Council adopted a Presidential Statement concerning the North Korean launch. The Council strongly condemned the launch and directed the North Korea sanctions committee to expa...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2046 (2012) on Sudan and South Sudan

May 2, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,  Recalling its previous resolutions and statements on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, in particular resolutions 1990 (2011), 2024 (2011) and 2032 (2011), and its Preside...

Minister of State Pieper on guilty verdict against Charles Taylor

Apr 27, 2012 | GermanyUN

Minister of State Cornelia Pieper issued the following statement in Berlin on the verdict announced yesterday (26 April) by the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the case against Charles Taylor: