International Law and Human Rights

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on IS crimes against the Yazidis

17.06.2016 | GermanyUN

On 17 June, Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on the report published on 16 June...

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

15.06.2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Let me start by reporting that the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities continues to make good progress in Germany. Tomorrow in a week, 22 June ...

Press Release: Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid on the International Day for Mine Awareness on 4 April

04.04.2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, issued the following statement to mark the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Acti...