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Welcoming remarks by Ambassador Braun on the occasion of the dialogue with UNSGAB partners

Nov 19, 2015 | GermanyUN

Your Majesty, Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Dear Dr. Eid and Board Members of UNSGAB Excellencies, distinguished colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,   It gives me great pleasure to welco...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the situation in Burundi

Nov 6, 2015 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 6 November on the situation in Burundi: The reports from Burundi of recent days concern me greatly. Constantly escalating viole...

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.