International Law and Human Rights

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

25.02.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr President, I thank the President of the General Assembly for heeding our call by convening today’s meeting. Many thanks also to the distinguished speakers. I wish to align myself...

Security Council Open Debate: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "The promotion and strengthening of the rule of law in the maintenance of international peace and security"

19.02.2014 | GermanyUN

Germany wishes to thank the Lithuanian presidency for the preparation of this open debate and the Secretary-General for his instructive briefing. At the outset, we would like to align ourselves with ...

Security Council Open Debate: Statement by Ambassador Wittig on "Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict“

12.02.2014 | GermanyUN

(as prepared for delivery:) "Mr. President, I would like to thank the Secretary General for his latest report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict and his comprehensive briefing today. ...

Statement by German Youth Delegates to 52nd Session of Commission on Social Development

12.02.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Distinguished chair, honourable delegates, dear fellow youth delegates, Today we are addressing this High Commission as the two German youth delegates. However, we do not speak f...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on "Ensuring sustainable development: Targeting inequalities experienced by children in the post 2015 framework"

06.02.2014 | GermanyUN

(Statement as prepared for delivery:) "Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you all this evening to discuss the rights of children in the Post-2015 Frame...