International Law and Human Rights

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...

Exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office

25.10.2016 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Minister of State Maria Böhmer will be opening the exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office. The exhibition showcases wome...

DAAD and UNHCR enable Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Middle East to attend courses of study

24.10.2016 | GermanyUN

In the future, it will be easier for Syrian refugees in Turkey and the Middle East to commence or continue courses of study in the region. This is thanks to a cooperative partnership between the Germa...

Press Release: Statement by the Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Burundi

14.10.2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (13 October) in view of the recent devel...