Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes choice of Bonn as host city for IPBES Secretariat

Apr 20, 2012 | GermanyUN
UN campus in Bonn

Berlin, 20 April: Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle issued the following statement today on the decision taken by IPBES (the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) to base its Secretariat in Bonn:

Security Council: Presidential Statement on maintenance of international peace and security: nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and security

Apr 19, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on maintenance of international peace and security: nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and security as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Coun...

Security Council: Press Statement on Afghanistan

Apr 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the coordinated terrorist attacks on 15 and 16 April 2012 in Afghanistan, causing deaths and numerous injuries. The members of the...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Apr 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as read out by the President of the Security Council) 1. The Security Council strongly condemns the 12 April 2012 launch ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle welcomes Security Council decision to send observer mission to Syria

Apr 14, 2012 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle on 14 April commented as follows on the resolution that the United Nations Security Council has just adopted on Syria