Press releases

Federal Government increases humanitarian aid for Libya Civilian population suffering in Misrata

Apr 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has taken the decision to increase humanitarian aid for Libya by approximately 2 million euro, bringing the total amount spent to date for humanitarian aid...

The European Commission doubles its humanitarian assistance for the victims of the crisis in Cote d'Ivoire

Apr 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today, the European Commission increased its humanitarian assistance for the victims of the conflict in Côte d'Ivoire by an additional €30 million, bringing its total allocation to € 60 million. The d...

Federal Foreign Office supports vocational training in Iraq

Apr 19, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Federal Foreign Office will support a three-year project to reform vocational training in Iraq to the tune of 2.9 million euro. The aim of the project is to realign curricula with the demands of...

Situation in Syria escalates – joint demarche by ambassadors of Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain

Apr 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

The British, French, German, Italian and Spanish ambassadors in Damascus yesterday (14 April) met Syrian Foreign Minister Muallim to discuss the escalating situation in the country.   The ambassad...

Human Rights Commissioner concerned about the sentencing of Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil

Apr 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

In light of the three-year prison sentence given to blogger Maikel Nabil by the military court in Cairo’s Nasr City for allegedly “insulting the military and spreading false information,” Federal Gove...