Germany to prioritize women during UN Security Council presidency

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During its month at the helm of the UN Security Council, Germany will focus on the needs of women in conflicts and arms control. “We are aware of the responsibility this presidency entails,” Germany’s Heiko Maas said.

  • Deutsche Welle

Germany plans on putting its own issues on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council during its month-long presidency, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.

Germany, currently a non-permanent Security Council member, is taking over the chair in April as part of a “dual presidency” with permanent member France.

Besides helping the UN body fulfil its role in crisis and…

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