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Press Release: No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

When it comes to peace and security in the world, what role should and must women play? This and other questions are being discussed today (18 November) at a conference co‑organised by the Federal Mi...

Exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office

Oct 25, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Wednesday, 26 October 2016, Minister of State Maria Böhmer will be opening the exhibition on Women and the United Nations in the Atrium of the Federal Foreign Office. The exhibition showcases wome...

Press Release: Statement by the Human Rights Commissioner on the situation in Burundi

Oct 14, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (13 October) in view of the recent devel...

Minister of State Böhmer welcomes ICC ruling on the protection of cultural property

Sep 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has sentenced Ahmad Al Faqi al Mahdi to nine years’ imprisonment due to his involvement in the destruction of monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage...

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...