Press releases

Security Council: Text of Resolution 2042 (2012) on Syria

Apr 14, 2012 | GermanyUN

The Security Council,            Recalling its Presidential Statements of 3 August 2011, 21 March 2012 and 5 April 2012, and also recalling all relevant resolutions of the General Assembly,         ...

Security Council: Press Statement on Guinea-Bisseau

Apr 13, 2012 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council recall its Press Statement SC/10597 of 31 March 2012 and strongly condemn the forcible seizure of power from the legitimate Government of Guinea- Bissau by some ele...

Security Council: Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan

Apr 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

(Presidential Statement on Sudan and South Sudan as read out by the President of the Security Council) The Security Council expresses its deep and growing alarm by the escalating conflict between Sud...

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in 2013-2015

Apr 12, 2012 | GermanyUN

Germany was a founding member of the Human Rights Council and had a seat on this body from 2006 to 2009. The German Government is seeking re-election to the Human Rights Council for the period 2013 - 2015.

Germany's Candidature to the Human Rights Council 2013-15

Apr 11, 2012 | GermanyUN

On Thursday, 12 April, German Foreign Minister Dr Guido Westerwelle was in New York to kick off the German campaign for membership of the Human Rights Council for 2013-2015.