Press releases

Foreign Minister Westerwelle underscores German Government's efforts to advance freedom of religion

May 14, 2012 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle met with Heiner Bielefeldt, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion and Belief, at the German Bundestag onĀ  11 May. Volker Kauder, the head of the CDU/C...

The Federal Government increases support for the Sahel by 15 million euros

May 10, 2012 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Federal Development Minister Dirk Niebel have jointly decided to make available another 15 million euros for those affected by the continuing drought in ...

Seventh session of the German-South African Binational Commission: Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle to meet South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe

May 8, 2012 | GermanyUN

On Tuesday, 8 May, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will meet South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe for political talks at the Federal Foreign Office. The talks will be held in co...

Statement by the President of the Security Council on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts

May 4, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts) At the 6765th meeting of the Security Council, held on 4 May 2012, in connection with the Council's ...

Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle's address to the National Press Club on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2012

May 3, 2012 | GermanyUN

Dear Mrs Werner, Dear Mr. Cramer, Ladies and Gentlemen, I appreciate very much your friendly invitation on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. I. Freedom of the press and freedom of expr...