Press releases

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig to the UN Press Corps on Libya

Feb 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

W: Violence against civilians and represssion of peaceful demonstrators just has to stop. Apparently the regime in Tripoli did not heed the call of the Security Council that we made on Tuesday. So we ...

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Amos on first visit to Berlin

Feb 24, 2011 | GermanyUN

On her first visit to Berlin since taking up her new post, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos today (23 February) had a meeting with Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Hu...

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig to the UN Press Corps on Libya

Feb 22, 2011 | GermanyUN

W: The violence by the Libyan security forces against peaceful demonstrators is really shocking. It has regional and international implications, so that is why we think it's a case for the Security Co...

Newspaper article by Foreign Minister Westerwelle on developments in the Middle East and the Mahgreb

Feb 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Tunisia, Egypt and an entire region now stand at a crossroads. A revolution issuing from the very heart of society, boosted by jasmine and Facebook, has chased away the autocratic rulers. The events are unprecedented in recent Arab history, and evoke memories of Europe in 1989

Germany supports African Union’s Peace and Security Council – foundation stone for new building in Addis Ababa

Feb 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

The foundation stone for a new AU office building was laid yesterday (14 February) in Addis Ababa. Thanks to German support, 360 staff in the Department of Peace and Security of the African Union (AU)...