Press releases

Statement by Ambassador Schapers of the Netherlands on the General Assembly's Disarmament Debate

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

It is regrettable that for more than a decade, the multilateral disarmament machinery, and the CD in particular, have not met the expectations of the international community, as expressed in the final document of the SSOD I

EU Statement by Acting Head of Delegation Serrano on the General Assembly's Disarmament Debate

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

I have at the same time to express the EU's disappointment with the absence of progress since the High Level Meeting last September. We are nonetheless hopeful that our deliberations today will prove an opportunity to heed the calls

Press Release: Germany ready to ask General Assembly to push disarmament negotiations

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

We reiterate that the Conference on Disarmament must immediately start negotiations of an fissile material cut-off treaty (FMCT). The FMCT is a litmus test: is the international community serious about disarmament efforts?

Text of Resolution 2000 (2011) on UNOCI as adopted by the Security Council

Jul 27, 2011 | GermanyUN

Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and unity of Côte d’Ivoire, and recalling the importance of the principles of good-neighbourliness, non-interference and regional cooperation

Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

Jul 26, 2011 | GermanyUN

The members of the Security Council expressed grave concern at the famine affecting the Bakool and Lower Shabelle regions of southern Somalia and the acute malnutrition in parts of the Horn of Africa triggered by the drought