International Law and Human Rights

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler on the Human Rights Council’s special session on South Sudan today

15.12.2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (14 December) on the special session of ...

Declaration on the Launch of the African Women Leaders Network

14.12.2016 | GermanyUN

The 2015 Global Study on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), emphasized the positive contributions women’s effective participation brings to peace and security interventi...

Press Release: Statement by Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights, on the right to privacy

23.11.2016 | GermanyUN

Dr Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (23 November): I am pleased that the...

Press Release: No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

18.11.2016 | GermanyUN

When it comes to peace and security in the world, what role should and must women play? This and other questions are being discussed today (18 November) at a conference co‑organised by the Federal Mi...

Exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office

25.10.2016 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Minister of State Maria Böhmer will be opening the exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office. The exhibition showcases wome...