Press releases

Today the German Permanent Representative, Mr Peter Wittig, and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, jointly launch the campaign “Protect my school!”

May 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

Children and armed conflict: why schools need better protection Germany & United Nations launch global call for pictures   Today the German Permanent Representative, Mr Peter Wittig, and the UN Spe...

Sixth Arab-European Human Rights Dialogue at Federal Foreign Office

May 10, 2011 | GermanyUN

From 11 to 13 May the Sixth Arab-European Human Rights Dialogue of the National Human Rights Institutions will be taking place at the Federal Foreign Office. The conference will focus on the topic of preventing torture.

Minister of State Hoyer welcomes EU’s agreement in principle on sanctions against Syria

May 6, 2011 | GermanyUN

The regime is at a crossroads: we call on President Assad to change his course. However, if the violence and arbitrary arrests continue, the EU will take further measures.

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle to meet Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari

May 3, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will meet with his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari tomorrow, Wednesday, 4 May. The focus of the talks will be on the situation in Iraq after the completion...

Security Council Presidential Statement, Welcoming End of Osama bin Laden’s Ability to Perpetrate Terrorist Acts

May 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council welcomes the news on 1 May, 2011 that Osama bin Laden will never again be able to perpetrate such acts of terrorism, and reaffirms that terrorism cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or group.