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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 ...

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at UN Women Executive Board 2016 Annual Session

Jun 27, 2016 | GermanyUN

Germany would like to congratulate the Executive-Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the entire staff of UN Women on the results of their hard work last year. Thanks to your dedication and tireless ef...

Statement by Ambassador Heiko Thoms at Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Jun 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Let me start by reporting that the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities continues to make good progress in Germany. Tomorrow in a week, 22 June ...