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General Assembly: Speech by Ambassador Braun on the tragedies of migrants in the Mediterranean with emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers

Nov 20, 2015 | GermanyUN

“We must not be taken aback by their numbers, but rather view them as persons, seeing their faces and listening to their stories, trying to respond as best we can to their situation. To respond in ...

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...