D in UN

 Germany in UN

 

 DE. in UN ©die Bundeswehr/René Marco Frank

The Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic jointed in the United Nations in September 18. 1973.
However Germany’s engagement with the UN goes further back to 1955 when the Federal Republic of Germany was admitted as the Member Observer and the German Democratic Republic in 1972.
In October 1990 after the fall of Berlin wall, die Bundesrepublik Deutschland was recognized one State Member in the UN.

Since 1973 with the full Membership Deutschland has been a key player in UN Peace and Security Mission around the world; and one of the main financial donors to the UN global funds. Deutschland contributes 7.1% (over USD 190 million per year to the United Nations, ranking the third donors to the UN regular budget, following the US with the 22 percent and the EU states 35 percent (as a Member of EU, Germany contributes to the EU funds for UN as well)

Added to the regular funds Germany simultaneously has a large financial contributions to:

  1. UN Peacekeeping Operations
  2. The UN International Criminal Tribunals
  3. And UN Agencies, Foundations and UN specialized Programmes

Deutschland  is also engaged actively  in the following UN Operations and programmes:

1-Peace and Security

  •  International Police Cooperation

2-Disarmament Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

  •  Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

3-Development and Environmental Sustainability

  • Millennium Development Goals
  •  Post-2015 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  •  United Nations Development System Reform
  •  United Nations Global Compact
  •  Environment and Climate Change
  •  Poaching and Wildlife Trafficking

4-Human Rights and International Law

  •  Women’s Rights
  •  Children’s Rights
  •  Germany in the Human Rights Council

5-Humanitarian Aid

  •  Preparedness
  •  And support the Donor of OCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

6-Reform of the United Nations

 

Deutschland in the UN Security Council

                      BM Westerwelle in New York Foreign Minister Dr. Westerwelle and Ambassador Dr. Peter Wittig at the Security Council 2011-2012   ©Photothek / Th. Imo

As a non-permanent Member of the Security Council the  Federal Republic of Germany had been elected as an active Member for the Council in the following periods:

  • 1977-1978
  • 1987-1988
  • 1995-1996
  • 2003-2004
  • 2011-2012

 

Peace and Security

Die Bundeswehr and die Bundespolizei in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Germany Provides the UN with the most High level senior Police Officer.

In 2013, United Nations Secretary-General appointed  Herr Stefan Feller of Germany as the UN Police Adviser in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

 

                          BW in UN PeacekeepingUnited Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) ©die Bundeswehr / Bundesregierung)

 

 

November 2014

The Award of Excellence for die Bundeswehr from the UN Peacekeeping Center NY

In November 2014, the Bundeswehr UN Peacekeeping Training Center received, for the third time, the certificate of Excellence for Military Experts on Mission.

 

       Generalmajor Walter Spindler mit Oberst Reinhard Barz, 2014
Major General Walter Spindler presented the Award to Colonel Reinhard Barz. Hammelburg, Germany 12.November 2014 ©die Bundeswehr

In an official ceremony at the Bundeswehr’s UN Peacekeeping Training Center in Hammelburg, the Commander of the Training Command Major General Walter Spindler presented ‘The Award of Excellence for Military Experts on Mission’ from the UN Department of Peacekeeping New York, to Colonel Reinhard Barz.

This is the third time, since 2007, that the Bundeswehr Peacekeeping Training Center in Hammelburg has been recognized and honoured with the Award of Excellence, for its unique quality of education and training, by the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping in New York.

Among other Military education, the Center also trains the UN Military Observers for the various missions in the world.
In the recent time the Center has been training a team of Bundeswehr Personnel as the Military observers for the missions in Western Sahara, Southern Sudan and Ukraine.

 

 

September 2014

Die Bundeswehr in UNIFIL Mission

 

©die Bundeswehr

 

 

Monthly Troop Contribution by Federal Republic of Deutschland in UN  Peacekeeping Operations.

 

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for December 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission 4

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement 6
Contingent Troop 6

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission 3

Mission: UNAMID
German Law-Enforcement 5
Contingent Troop 10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 117

Mission: UNMIK
German Law-Enforcement 1

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement 4

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement 7
Experts on Mission 9
Contingent Troop 7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for November 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission 4

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement 7
Contingent Troop 5

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission 3

Mission: UNAMID
German Law-Enforcement 5
Contingent Troop 10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 111

Mission: UNMIK
German Law-Enforcement 1

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement 4

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement 7
Experts on Mission 8
Contingent Troop 10

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for October 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission 4

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement 7
Contingent Troop 7

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission 2

Mission: UNAMID
German Law-Enforcement 5
Contingent Troop 10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 102

Mission: UNMIK
German Law-Enforcement 1

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement 4

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement 7
Experts on Mission 9
Contingent Troop 7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for September 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission  3

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement   8
Contingent Troop  6

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: UNAMID
German Law-Enforcement   5
Contingent Troop 10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 144

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement  5

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement  7
Experts on Mission 7
Contingent Troop 7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for August 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement  8
Contingent Troop 7

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: UNAMID
Contingent Troop  10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop  151

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement   5

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement  7
Experts on Mission 5
Contingent Troop 7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for July 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement  5
Contingent Troop  6

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: UNAMID
Contingent Troop 12

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 151

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement  5

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement  7
Experts on Mission   4
Contingent Troop  7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for June 2014

Mission:  MINURSO
Experts on Mission  2

Mission: MINUSMA
German Law-Enforcement   5
Contingent Troop  3

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission  1

Mission: UNAMID
German Law-Enforcement   2
Contingent Troop  10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop  148

Mission: UNMIL
German Law-Enforcement   5

Mission: UNMISS
German Law-Enforcement   7
Experts on Mission 4
Contingent Troop 7

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for  May 2014

Mission: MINURSO
Experts on Mission 2

Mission: MINUSMA
Individual Police 5
Contingent Troop 62

Mission: UNAMA
Experts on Mission 1

Mission: UNAMID
Individual Police 2
Contingent Troop 10

Mission: UNIFIL
Contingent Troop 122

Mission: UNMIL
Individual Police 5

Mission: UNMISS
Individual Police 7
Experts on Mission 5
Contingent Troop 9

UN Peacekeeping Operations Report for April 2014

UN Mission: MINUSMA
Description: Individual Police 6
Contingent Troop 62
Total: 68

UN Mission: UNAMA
Description: Experts on Mission
Total: 1

UN Mission: UNAMID
Description: Individual Police 4
Contingent Troop  10
Total: 14

Un Mission: UNIFIL
Description: Contingent Troop
Total: 156

             BW in UN OperationsKorvettenkapitän Arjes meldet letzmalig den Einsatzverband Boote UNIFIL  ©die Bundeswehr/PAO UNIFIL)

 

UN Mission: UNMIK
Description: Individual Police
Total 1

Un Mission: UNMIL
Description: Individual Police
Total: 6

Un Mission: UNMISS
Description: Individual Police 7
Experts on Mission 7
Contingent Troop 6
Total: 20

 

 

 

 

*Numbers and data in this section are from the United Nations statistic reports and database

 

 

 

 

 

 

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