Press releases

Press Release: German expert elected to the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)

Nov 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly (GA) elected Mr Dietrich Lingenthal to serve on the ACABQ and Ms Goenke Roscher into the Committee of Contributions (CoC) for the period 2012 – 2014. ...

German Government supports inspection of Libya’s chemical weapons

Nov 4, 2011 | GermanyUN

A team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) yesterday (3 November) inspected Libya’s chemical weapons stockpiles for the first time since the toppling of the Gaddafi re...

Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle at the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul

Nov 2, 2011 | GermanyUN

(Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on the occasion of the opening of the Afghanistan Regional Conference in Istanbul) (Translation of advance text) Dear Minister Davutoğlu, ...

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan

Nov 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

The following press statement was issued on Monday, 31 October, by Security Council President Ms. U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria): "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terr...

UNESCO General Assembly vote on Palestinian membership bid

Oct 31, 2011 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on the UNESCO General Assembly vote on the Palestinian bid for UNESCO membership: "In the UNESCO General Assembly today (31 Octobe...