International Law and Human Rights

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in the Open Debate on “Inclusive Development for the maintenance of international peace and security”

19.01.2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mister President, Let me first of all thank the Chilean presidency for organizing today’s debate and for choosing such a timely topic for the discussion. In 2015, we will celebra...

Press Release: “Open letter” on the completion of the ISAF mission

30.12.2014 | GermanyUN

Joint press release of the Federal Foreign Office, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Federal Ministry of Defence and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development September 11...

Side Event: Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Thoms on "Defining the role of Migration on the post-2015 agenda“

17.12.2014 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, Director General Swing, High Commissioner Al Hussein Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you very much for coming together this morning to discuss the role of migratio...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the election of German judge Prof. Bertram Schmitt to the International Criminal Court

12.12.2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement today (12 December) on the election of the German legal expert Professor Bertram Schmitt as a new judge at the International Crimi...

Launch Event: Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Braun on release of e-Learning Course on "Child Soldiers and Security Forces"

10.12.2014 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Special Representative Zerrougui, General Dallaire, Ladies and gentlemen, dear guests,   I would like to welcome you to the German House. We are proud to ho...