International Law and Human Rights

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the fight against Ebola

18.09.2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has decided to increase Federal Foreign Office aid for the countries affected by the Ebola virus by another five million euros. He issued the following statem...

Rally against anti-Semitism organised by the Central Council of Jews in Germany in Berlin: Speech by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

14.09.2014 | GermanyUN

Federal President, Mr Graumann, Mr Lauder, Cardinal Marx, Mr Schneider, Governing Mayor Wowereit, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   The fact that today there are again more than 100,000...

General Assembly: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on the Responsibility to Protect

08.09.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, I would like to thank you, the Secretary-General, Professor Welsh and Special Adviser Dieng for this important debate and the report. This informal interactive dial...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

08.09.2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr President, Germany aligns itself with the statement presented by the European Union. Allow me to thank today’s speakers for sharing their expertise and insight with us. You ha...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Afghanistan

06.09.2014 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier was in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 6 September for separate talks with President Hamid Karzai, Foreign Minister Zarar Ahmad Osmani, the two presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani...