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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 Human Rights Day (10 December 2016)

Dec 9, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (9 December) to mark Human Rights Day on...

Opening Statement by Ambassador Braun at panel discussion event "Surviving Syria's Prisons: Torture and other ill-treatment by state forces and non-state armed groups"

Jul 29, 2016 | GermanyUN

Excellencies, dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my honor to welcome you to this panel discussion on torture and ill-treatment in the Syria conflict. This is the third event within a year t...

High-Level Thematic Debate - Statement by Ambassador Braun on “UN@70: Human rights at the center of the global agenda”

Jul 13, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Thank you, Mr. President,                              The past 70 years since the founding of the United Nations have clearly demonstrated that all its three pillars are ...