International Law and Human Rights

United Nations General Assembly: Statement by the German UN Youth Delegates Carina Lange and Alexander Kauschanski to the 70th session of the 3rd Committee

15.10.2015 | GermanyUN

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, dear fellow youth delegates, Imagine yourself in a classroom. Wooden chairs, chalk boards. Voices chatter around. You enter. Heads turn. Eyes follow you. Th...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer on the 15th anniversary of the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security

13.10.2015 | GermanyUN

On 13 October, against the backdrop of the United Nations Security Council debate to mark the 15th anniversary of the adoption of Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, Maria Böhmer, Minister o...

Press Release: Implementing the United Nations Women, Peace and Security Agenda

07.10.2015 | GermanyUN
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The Federal Republic of Germany renews its commitment to implement Security Council Resolution 1325 and its follow-up resolutions. In the 15 years since adoption of 1325, Germany has invested conside...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner concerned about increasing violence and threats against journalists in South Sudan

21.08.2015 | GermanyUN

The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement today (21 August) on his increasing c...