Press releases

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle to deliver the opening address at the Pugwash Conference on nuclear disarmament and international peacekeeping

Jun 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

Nuclear disarmament will be the main focus of this year’s Pugwash Conference, which will take place at the Federal Foreign Office from 1 to 4 July. During the conference, experts from politics and science as well as representatives of the media and public will discuss “European Contributions to Nuclear Disarmament & Conflict Resolution”.

Text of Resolution 1991 (2011) on Congo as adopted by the Security Council

Jun 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Recalling its previous resolutions and the statements of its President concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo,            Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of the Democratic Republic of the Congo,

Text to Resolution 1990 (2011) on Abyei as adopted by the Security Council

Jun 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Recalling its previous resolutions and its presidential statements on the situation in Sudan, and noting the priority it attaches to the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Reaffirming its commitment to the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity; and to peace, stability and security throughout the region

Federal Minister Westerwelle congratulates Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

Jun 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has congratulated Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on his election as President of the United Nations General Assembly. The congratulatory letter reads as follows:

Minister of State Cornelia Pieper: “Good Education Policy is Peace Policy”

Jun 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Germany’s accession to UNESCO, Minister of State Cornelia Pieper has emphasized the significance of the UNESCO topics education, science and culture for the international community. In this connection, Minister of State Pieper issued the following statement yesterday (23 June):