International Law and Human Rights

Foreign Minister Gabriel on six years of conflict in Syria

14.03.2017 | GermanyUN

On the sixth anniversary of the start of protests against the Assad regime in Syria and to highlight German support to the tune of one million euros for the International, Impartial and Independent Me...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Kofler greatly concerned about impending execution in Iran

30.01.2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (30 January) on reports according to whi...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Dr. Joachim Rücker in the Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Sustaining Peace

10.01.2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statement of the European Union delivered earlier today. I thank Sweden for having initiated this timely and crucial debate. I warmly welcome Secreta...

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...