International Law and Human Rights

Press Release: Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid on the International Day for Mine Awareness on 4 April

04.04.2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement to mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Acti...

German Mission: Opening Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at a Side Event on "Women in Conflict: Mali and South Sudan" (Commission on the Status of Women)

21.03.2016 | GermanyUN

Excellency, Mme. Awut Deng Acuil, Minister of Gender, South Sudan, Excellency, Mme. Sangare Oumou Ba, Minister for the Promotion of Women, Children and Family, Mali, Dear guests, We are honored by ...

Statement by Minister of State Böhmer on International Women’s Day: supporting gender-sensitive foreign policy

08.03.2016 | GermanyUN

Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, gave the following statement today (8 March) on International Women’s Day:  This year’s International Women’s Day provides an opportunit...