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Third Committee: Speech by Ambassador Braun on Draft Resolution on National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

Nov 5, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr Chair,  I have the honor to introduce Resolution A/C.3/70/L.49 entitled “National Institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights”. This resolution is presented by Germany in the Gen...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier to meet with international refugee and migrants’ organisations to discuss enhanced international cooperation on the refugee crisis

Nov 2, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has invited António Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Peter Sutherland, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International...

Germany elected into the Human Rights Council

Oct 29, 2015 | GermanyUN
Steinmeier’s speech to the UN Human Rights Council

Germany will continue to hold a seat in the Human Rights Council for the period from 2016 until 2018. Together with 17 other Member States, Germany was elected by the General Assembly on October 28. Click below for statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Freie Universität Berlin: Speech by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the 70th Anniversary of the UN

Oct 21, 2015 | GermanyUN

President Alt, Professor Risse, Distinguished guests, Learned students, I am really glad to have been asked to speak here at the Freie Universität Berlin. It’s been a while since I went to uni – I kn...

United Nations General Assembly: Statement by the German UN Youth Delegates Carina Lange and Alexander Kauschanski to the 70th session of the 3rd Committee

Oct 15, 2015 | GermanyUN

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, dear fellow youth delegates, Imagine yourself in a classroom. Wooden chairs, chalk boards. Voices chatter around. You enter. Heads turn. Eyes follow you. Th...