Press releases

Press Statement by the Security Council on the Situation in Guinea Bissau

Jun 28, 2011 | GermanyUN & UN

The members of the Security Council note the progress made by the Government of Guinea-Bissau towards the maintenance of stability and the important steps taken in achieving economic reform and encourage it to continue such efforts. They welcome the work of the National Assembly in taking forward national political dialogue among all parties as a way of enhancing efforts to promote national reconciliation.

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: