Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle: Germany expelling Syrian ambassador

May 29, 2012 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today (29 May): “I have decided to expel the Syrian ambassador in Berlin. Today, State Secretary Haber had the Syrian ambassador summoned t...

Security Council: Press Statement on Syria

May 27, 2012 | GermanyUN

(United Nations Security Council press statement on Syria as read out by the President of the Council) The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the killings, conf...

Security Council mission to West Africa - Ambassador Wittig's blog

May 22, 2012 | GermanyUN

The United Nations Security Council visited West Africa from May 19 - 23. The mission led to Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone. Ambassador Wittig represented Germany on this trip - and kept a da...

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2047 (2012) on the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA)

May 17, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council, Recalling its previous resolutions and its presidential statements on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, and in particular, resolutions 1990 (2011), 2024 (2011), 2032 (2011...

Human Rights Commissioner Löning: “Homosexuals are not second-class individuals”

May 16, 2012 | GermanyUN

Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, has issued the following statement in Berlin to mark the International Da...