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UN-Women Executive Board: National Statement on UN-Women's Strategic Plan

Jun 17, 2014 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) "Mr. President, Since its inception, UN Women has moved steadily forward, guided by the principle articulated in the UN Charter- the principle of equal rights of men and women. ...

Inaugural session of the UN Scientific Advisory Board: Statement by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Jan 30, 2014 | GermanyUN

Secretary General Ban Ki moon, Director General Bokova, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Forty years ago the Federal Republic of Germany acceded to the United Nations. On that occasion Willy Bran...

General Assembly/6C: Statement by Legal Advisor Ambassador Ney on "Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Jurisdiction"

Oct 29, 2013 | GermanyUN

(statement as prepared for delivery:) "Madam Chairwoman/Mr Chairman, We thank Special Rapporteur Ms. Concepción Escobar Hernandez for her second report and the draft articles, focusing on the scop...

General Assembly/6C: Statement by Legal Advisor Ambassador Ney on "Subsequent Agreements and Subsequent Practice in relation to the Interpretation of Treaties"

Oct 29, 2013 | GermanyUN

(statement as prepared for delivery:) "Madam Chairwoman/Mr. Chairman, Germany welcomes and supports the first report of Special Rapporteur Professor Georg Nolte on “Subsequent agreements and subse...

Joint call by 42 European Foreign Ministers on the Abolition of the Death Penalty

Oct 10, 2013 | Federal Foreign Office

"Justice that kills is not justice. Convinced of the inherent inhumanity of the death penalty, the 42 countries represented here oppose its use under any circumstances anywhere in the world. The death...