International Law and Human Rights

ECOSOC World Youth Forum: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at side event entitled “Skilled for excellence and development”

02.06.2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:)   "Excellencies, distinguished delegates, dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honor and pleasure to welcome all of you to the German House. The German Mission is hostin...

ECOSOC Integration Segment: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on Sustainable Urbanization

29.05.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Mr. Vice-President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Like many of you, Germany strongly believes in the huge potential of cities. Without their active participation we will not be able to se...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at the Launch of the Guidance Note on Attacks on Schools and Hospitals

21.05.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Madam Special Representative, Excellencies, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen,   It is a great pleasure to be here today to witness the launch of the guidance note on atta...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on ceasefire in South Sudan

10.05.2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (10 May):  “The news that a ceasefire has been agreed between the conflicting parties in South Sudan is an impo...