International Law and Human Rights

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...

Human Rights Commissioner on International Women’s Day

08.03.2016 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office issued a statement today (7 March 2016) on the occasion of International Women’s Day: It...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on Germany’s membership of the UN Human Rights Council

06.01.2016 | GermanyUN

Christoph Strässer, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement on 6 January on Germany’s membership of the United Nations Human Ri...