Category Archives: United Nations

Germany Elected to UN Security Council

The German campaign for a seat among the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council succeeded on 12 October 2010. 128 of the 192 UN member states voted for Germany to take a seat in the Security Council for two … Continue reading

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Heard about Resolution 1325?

It has been ten years this month that the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 in which it calls for an increase in the participation of women at decision-making levels in conflict resolution and peace processes. Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, the foundation … Continue reading

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Tsipi Livni Fighting for Jewish State

Tsipi Livni, Israel’s former Foreign Minister and the head of the Kadima party, came to Berlin last week where she met with Foreign Minister Westerwelle. Livni is touring Western capitals to fight, as she said in a speech in Berlin, … Continue reading

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Auschwitz Maps Flapped in the UN General Assembly

Speaking yesterday at the UN General Assembly’s annual meeting in New York, the Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu strongly condemned the speech of Mahmoud Ahmadinedjad on Wednesday, in which the Iranian President again denied the Holocaust. In his hands, Netanyahu held … Continue reading

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