Press releases

Policy Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle in the German Bundestag on the watershed events in the Arab world

Mar 18, 2011 | GermanyUN

Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, North Africa and the Arab world have reached a turning-point in their history. The freedom movement that began as the Jasmine Revolution on the streets of Tunisia ...

Foreign Minister Westerwelle and UN Special Representative agree on protection of children in armed conflicts

Mar 17, 2011 | GermanyUN

Federal Foreign Minister Westerwelle met yesterday (16 March) in Berlin with Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the UN General Secretary, for an exchange of opinions. The topics discussed...

2011 Conference of German nationals employed by international organizations and the EU in Germany (Text is German only)

Mar 16, 2011 | GermanyUN

Wie in den letzten Jahren organisiert das Auswärtige Amt (Referat 1-IP) auch 2011 wieder eine Konferenz für deutsche Beschäftigte internationaler Organisationen und europäischer Institutionen. Die Veranstaltung, die vom 16.-17. Juni 2011 im Auswärtigen Amt in Berlin stattfinden wird, dient insbesondere der Netzwerkbildung der deutschen Mitarbeiter/-innen internationaler und europäischer Organisationen untereinander und dem fachlichen Dialog mit Vertretern der Bundesregierung.

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig to the UN Press Corps on Libya

Mar 14, 2011 | GermanyUN

Remarks to the UN press corps by Ambassador Wittig after today's Security Council consultations on Libya:   "We continue to be concerned about the massive violations of human rights further measures...