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Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Kofler greatly concerned about impending execution in Iran

Jan 30, 2017 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (30 January) on reports according to whi...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Dr. Joachim Rücker in the Open Debate on Conflict Prevention and Sustaining Peace

Jan 10, 2017 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Germany aligns itself with the statement of the European Union delivered earlier today. I thank Sweden for having initiated this timely and crucial debate. I warmly welcome Secreta...

Statement by Ambassador Harald Braun in the Security Council Open Debate on Maintaining International Peace and Security: Trafficking of persons in conflict situations

Dec 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, Aligning myself with the statement by the European Union, I would like to thank Spain for initiating this debate, and the briefers for their input and their s...

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler on the Human Rights Council’s special session on South Sudan today

Dec 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (14 December) on the special session of ...

Declaration on the Launch of the African Women Leaders Network

Dec 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

The 2015 Global Study on the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), emphasized the positive contributions women’s effective participation brings to peace and security interventi...