International Law and Human Rights

Security Council: Open Debate - Statement by Ambassador Braun on “Peace and Security Challenges Facing Small Islands Developing States"

30.07.2015 | GermanyUN
Botschafter Braun im Sicherheitsrat

(check against delivery) Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Excellencies, Distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany applauds the initiative by New Zealand to convene this Open...

ECOSOC: Opening Statement by Ambassador Thoms at Human Rights Council Elections Event

15.07.2015 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all I would like to thank Amnesty International, Botswana, Brazil and the Netherlands for organizing today's panel. It is already the second time that Ger...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 70th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations

26.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (26 June) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations being signed: "Seventy years after it was founde...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office Christoph Strässer issued the following statement today (26 June) on the International Day in...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on World Refugee Day

20.06.2015 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christopher Strässer, issued the following statement on 20 June on World Refugee Day and...