International Law and Human Rights

Press Release: Implementing the United Nations Women, Peace and Security Agenda

07.10.2015 | GermanyUN
Frauen gegen den Krieg

The Federal Republic of Germany renews its commitment to implement Security Council Resolution 1325 and its follow-up resolutions. In the 15 years since adoption of 1325, Germany has invested conside...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the meeting of the anti-ISIS coalition in New York

29.09.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier made the following statement on the meeting of the anti-ISIS coalition on the fringes of the UN General Assembly in New York on 29 September: We met for the first time her...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier about the current refugee situation

07.09.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier spoke to the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung about the current refugee situation:  Tackling the refugee crisis is a huge task facing us in Germany and Europe, and there are ...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner concerned about increasing violence and threats against journalists in South Sudan

21.08.2015 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement today (21 August) on his increasing c...