International Law and Human Rights

World Conference Center Bonn: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon remarks at official inauguration of the extension building of the World Conference Center Bonn

07.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Ich freue mich, heute zu  diesem besonderen Anlass bei Ihnen zu sein – der offiziellen Eröffnung des Weltkonferenzzentrums Bonn. [It is a pleasure to join you for this special occasion -- the official...

World Conference Center Bonn: Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

07.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Secretary-General, Mr Mayor, Minister Löhrmann, Federal Minister Hendricks, Ladies and gentlemen, Ideas need places in order to become reality! When the idea of a new international peace order ...

Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier entitled “The World has come loose from its Moorings”

06.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Kofi Annan, Bishop Baines, Sisters and brothers, Guests of the Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag, “Where is God?” an elderly lady in a refugee camp on the Bekaa plain in Lebanon asked me. She had lo...

International Nuremberg Principles Academy: Inaugural Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

06.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Minister President, Mayor, Excellencies, President of the Court, Ladies and gentlemen, Seventy years ago people who had been accused of unimaginable crimes were sitting in the dock here in this room....

Article in The Globe and Mail by Chancellor Angela Merkel on the G7 Summit and Crisis Diplomacy

02.06.2015 | GermanyUN

Why the G7 summit must go beyond crisis diplomacy by Angela Merkel Angela Merkel is the chancellor of Germany, which this year holds the presidency of the Group of Seven. ---------------------------...