International Law and Human Rights

Berlin Conference on the Syrian Refugee Situation - Supporting Stability in the Region: Opening Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

28.10.2014 | GermanyUN

Prime Minister Salam, United Nations High Commissioner Guterres, Ministers, Nasser Judeh and Gebran Bassil, Representatives of the United Nations, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, The world is sh...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Braun in Open Debate on “Working Methods of the Security Council"

23.10.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Gracias, Madam President, Germany is pleased to contribute to this important debate which is central to our engagement within the United Nations. I thank Argentina for providing a...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the agreement to form a government of national unity in Afghanistan

21.09.2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 21 September on the agreement between Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates to establish a government of national unity:  This is a g...

Press Release: German Government increases aid for fight against Ebola

20.09.2014 | GermanyUN

In view of the dramatic situation in West Africa, an interministerial meeting on Germany’s engagement in the fight against the Ebola outbreak was held at the Federal Foreign Office today (19 September...