International Law and Human Rights

Statement by Ambassador Harald Braun in the Security Council Open Debate on Maintaining International Peace and Security: Trafficking of persons in conflict situations

20.12.2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, Aligning myself with the statement by the European Union, I would like to thank Spain for initiating this debate, and the briefers for their input and their s...

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...