International Law and Human Rights

Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Braun on the occasion of the dialogue with UNSGAB partners

19.11.2015 | GermanyUN

Your Majesty, Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Dear Dr. Eid and Board Members of UNSGAB Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   It gives me great pleasure to welco...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Burundi

06.11.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 6 November on the situation in Burundi: The reports from Burundi of recent days concern me greatly. Constantly escalating viole...

Third Committee: Speech by Ambassador Braun on Draft Resolution on National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

05.11.2015 | GermanyUN

Mr Chair,  I have the honor to introduce Resolution A/C.3/70/L.49 entitled “National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights”. This resolution is presented by Germany in the Gen...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier to meet with international refugee and migrants’ organisations to discuss enhanced international cooperation on the refugee crisis

02.11.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has invited António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Peter Sutherland, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on Germany’s re-election to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the 2016-2018 term

29.10.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (29 October) on Germany’s re-election to the United Nations Human Rights Council:  I am pleased that Germany has been re-...