Press releases

German Presidency of the Security Council

Aug 31, 2012 | GermanyUN

In September Germany will assume the rotating Presidency of the Security Council. In addition to the regional crisis on the agenda of the Security Council, Germany will focus on three particular issue...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2064 (2012) on UNIFIL - Lebanon

Aug 30, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling all its previous resolutions on Lebanon, in particular resolutions 425 (1978), 426 (1978), 1559 (2004), 1680 (2006), 1701 (2006), 1773 (2007), 1832 (2008), 1884 (2009)...

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on the conference "From a nuclear test ban to a nuclear weapons-free world" in Astana

Aug 29, 2012 | GermanyUN

-- Check against delivery -- Ladies and gentlemen, I wish to thank the Mazhlis of the Republic of Kazakhstan for organizing this important conference on nuclear disarmament. It is with great pleas...

Review Conference on Small Arms and Light Weapons: Meeting in the German Mission with UNODA and the Group of Interested States on practical disarmament measures (GIS)

Aug 29, 2012 | GermanyUN

Along the sidelines of the current review conference on small arms and light weapons the German Mission and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) hosted a meeting in the GIS-framew...

Human Rights Commissioner criticizes executions in the Gambia

Aug 28, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy, commented as follows on reports about executions in the Gambia:      “I am appalled at reports that nine people were execut...