Press releases

German Government increases humanitarian aid to countries in the Horn of Africa

Jul 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Ministers Westerwelle and Niebel issued the following statement on 16 July 2011 on the situation in the Horn of Africa: “We are deeply concerned about the famine and humanitarian disaster in ...

Press release: Germany welcomes delisting of members of the Afghan High Peace Council

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

Today the Security Council Committee established and pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) – the “Afghanistan Taliban sanctions committee” – concluded its considerations of the Afghan government’s reques...

Remarks to the press by the Security Council President, Ambassador Wittig, on South Kordofan

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

(near verbatim) ...and now I make a couple of remarks on a briefing that was held this morning by Valerie Amos, the Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, on the humanitarian situation in ...

Security Council Press Statement on UNRCCA

Jul 15, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing by Miroslav Jenca, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, on the work of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia over the past six months.

Security Council Press Statement on embassy attacks in Damascus

Jul 13, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council condemn in the strongest terms the attacks against embassies in Damascus, which have resulted in damage to embassy premises and injuries to diplomatic personnel.