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Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the international right to privacy

Mar 27, 2015 | GermanyUN

On the evening of 26 March, the United Nations Human Rights Council voted to create a mandate for a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy. Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following s...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Braun on victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East

Mar 27, 2015 | GermanyUN

(full statement as prepared for delivery:) Mr President, At the outset, please allow me to thank the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights for their briefings, as well as t...

General Assembly: Statement by Manuela Schwesig, Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth at the Commisssion on the Status of Women

Mar 9, 2015 | GermanyUN

Thank you, Madam Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen, Germany aligns itself with the statement of the European Union. Those who attended the World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 felt inspired. Beiji...

Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer on destruction of Iraqi cultural sites in Nimrud by the ISIS terrorist group

Mar 9, 2015 | GermanyUN

Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office and Chair of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee Maria Böhmer issued the following statement in Berlin on 9 March following the destruction of Iraqi art...