International Law and Human Rights

Speech by Federal President Joachim Gauck on the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of National Socialism

27.01.2015 | GermanyUN

"Seventy years ago today, Red Army soldiers liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp. Nearly twenty years ago, the German Bundestag first convened to dedicate its own day of remembrance to the victi...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the commemorative concert, Violins of Hope

27.01.2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on the Day of Remembrance for the Victims of National Socialism on 27 January 2015:  27 January is branded into our history as the...

General Assembly: Statement by Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth on "The Rise of Anti-Semitic Violence worldwide"

22.01.2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, We are gathered here today to make a clear statement in support of a world where we can live together in peace and mutual respect – regardless of ...

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...