Permanent Representative to the UN, New York Christian Wenaweser of Liechtenstein

Wenaweser has been Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative since January 1998.
Ambassador Wenaweser has been working on United Nations issues for more than ten years.
Ambassador Wenaweser received diplomatic training at the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bern, Switzerland.
Christian Wenaweser is the Ambassador to the United Nations for Liechtenstein.
Ambassador Christian Wenaweser has served as Liechenstein's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York since October 1, 2002 and has been working on issues relating to the United Nations for more than 10 years.
Ambassador Wenaweser said that the text constituted one of the biggest challenges to him.
Wenaweser said that, having withdrawn one of its two initial reservations to the Convention, Liechtenstein still reserved the right to apply, with respect to all the treaty’s obligations, article 3 of its Constitution, which recognizes the autonomy of the Princely House of Liechtenstein with respect to arrangements relating to the hereditary succession to the throne, the age of majority of the Reigning and Hereditary Princes, and guardian arrangements in that regard.
WENAWESER said the Convention’s provisions were directly applicable in Liechtenstein’s courts, but the number of times the treaty had been invoked was not immediately available, and he would try to obtain the data during the lunch break.
WENAWESER said he saw no contradictions between the provisions of the Constitution and those of the Convention.
WENAWESER said it would be difficult to read an international obligation into article 3, although obligations to empower women in the context of development projects were certainly in the spirit of the whole Convention.
WENAWESER said the country was mindful that there was no linear development of women’s representation in Parliament, noting that it was not a positive development.
WENAWESER said political parties were subsidized according to their numbers in Parliament.
WENAWESER said he did not have the numbers on school completion rates, but nine years of schooling was compulsory for both boys and girls.
was proving central to the current discussions.
Wenaweser has been Counsellor and.
Wenaweser said a General Assembly resolution from 1974 "which to some extent does define aggression" was proving central to the current discussions.
Wenaweser said it was not clear yet whether all of those acts would ultimately make the ICC definition, but he added it was likely to contain a threshold clause stating that any act of aggression must constitute a "manifest violation" of the UN Charter.
Wenaweser said that the United States position had already become more pragmatic in the last few years.
Wenaweser said the States Parties to the Court would meet in January in New York to elect six new judges.
manifest violation of the UN Charter.
Wenaweser chaired a panel discussion on the topic "International Criminal Justice ten years after Rome - Prospects for the next decade", with participation by the ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo, Mr.