Latest on: International Law and Human Rights ...

ILO Event: Keynote Speech by Ambassador Braun on “Human Exploitation- Ending Human Trafficking and Forced Labor”

Feb 19, 2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Dear Ms. Wills, dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to thank the ILO for initiating this important event on the occasion of the commemoration of the World Day of So...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on the World Press Freedom Index 2015

Feb 12, 2015 | GermanyUN

Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement today (12 February 2015) on the publication of the World Press Freedom ...

Side Event: Statement by Ambassador Thoms at the Screening of the Film “Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald”

Jan 28, 2015 | GermanyUN

"Thank you, Mr. Nasser, Excellencies, Holocaust Survivors and their families,  Distinguished Panelists, Ladies and Gentlemen,   I feel greatly honored and, indeed, deeply touched to take part ...

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

Jan 27, 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...