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Nobel Prize in Physics goes to US scientist with German roots

Oct 11, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
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This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics goes to the American scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for the detection of gravitational waves. Actually observing the waves is a sensational bre...

Germany supports a project by UNITAR

Oct 5, 2017 | StV
29.09.2019: Deutschland unterstützt UNITAR mit 1,7 Millionen Euro.  Von links nach rechts: Exekutivdirektor von UNITAR, Nikil Seth und Botschafter Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger

Germany supports a project by UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research), which aims at preparing police agents from various UN Member States for a mission securing peace in Mali with...

The challenge after the fight – working together for a world free of landmines

Sep 28, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
The Federal Foreign Office is helping to clear landmines in Iraq.

Landmines, unexploded ordnance and booby traps kill or maim thousands of people around the world each year. That is why Germany is working as a matter of priority for a global prohibition of anti-pers...

Negative Security Assurances as practical Step towards Nuclear Disarmament

Sep 25, 2017 | StV-TP
19.09.2017: Public panel discussion under the topic “Negative Security Assurances as Practical Steps towards the Final Goal of Global Zero/ A World Without Nuclear Weapons”

Ambassador Biontino opened a public panel discussion under the topic “Negative Security Assurances as Practical Steps towards the Final Goal of Global Zero/ A World Without Nuclear Weapons”, which was...

Speech by Gabriel to the UN General Assembly: Cooperation rather than rearmament

Sep 25, 2017 | Auswärtiges-Amt
21.09.2017: Außenminister Gabriel bei seiner Rede vor der Generalversammlung.

In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called for global disarmament and warned about “national egoism”. In his speech to the UN General Assembly in New York on Thurs...