Press releases

Security Council press statement on UNAMA attacks

Apr 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

The following press statement was issued today by Security Council President Nestor Osorio (Colombia):   "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the violent attack agai...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle deeply appalled by the death of UN personnel in Afghanistan

Apr 1, 2011 | GermanyUN

On the violent attack on the office of the UN mission (UNAMA) in Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle declared today in Beijing: "I am deeply appalled by the viole...

“Does the future belong to freedom? – Democratic change in the Arab world” Speech by Minister of State Werner Hoyer

Mar 30, 2011 | GermanyUN

Introductory statement by Minister of State Werner Hoyer at a Friedrich Naumann Foundation panel discussion -- translation of advanced text -- ----------------------------------------- Excellencie...

German Human Rights Commissioner on the publication of the Amnesty International report “Death Sentences and Executions 2010”

Mar 28, 2011 | GermanyUN

In response to the publication of the Amnesty International report “Death Sentences and Executions 2010”, Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Ai...

Speech by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle to the German Bundestag on the Afghanistan AWACS mission

Mar 25, 2011 | GermanyUN

Mr President, Ladies and gentlemen, Colleagues, On 17 March the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1973. Following the decision in New York, it is valid, binding international law. ...