International Law and Human Rights

Human Rights Commissioner on the abduction and detention of an Azerbaijani journalist

06.06.2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement today in reaction to reports concerning the abduction from Georgia of the Az...

Press Release: New platform launched to galvanize and boost women’s leadership of Africa

02.06.2017 | GermanyUN

Forum organized by African Union Commission and UN Women, with the support of Germany, outlines roadmap for women in governance, peace and security

Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on the attack on journalists in Yemen

01.06.2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, today (1 June) issued the following statement on the death of three journalists in Yemen: I utterly condem...

Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on an imminent execution in Iran

28.04.2017 | GermanyUN

Commenting on reports about the imminent execution of the young Iranian Peyman Barandah, Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Fore...

Agreed Conclusions from the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”

24.03.2017 | GermanyUN

1. The Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcome documents of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and the declaratio...