This January, Germanybegan its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the Security Council. From the beginning, our candidacy has been characterized by our desire to be a dependable and reliable partner who can be approached by everyone at all times. We took up our mandate with the aim of ensuring that the position and interests of the European Union get the attention they deserve within the Security Council.
A court in Minsk today gave suspended multiple-year prison sentences to former presidential candidates Neklyayev and Rymashevsky, as well as four opposition acitivists. Markus Löning, Federal Governme...
The situation in the DRC has evolved. Through the
combined efforts of all stakeholders, progress has been achieved over the last
decade, as highlighted by previous speakers. However, serious challenges
continue to persist, notably in eastern Congo.
Respecting and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples is a matter the German government takes very seriously and one that we address in our bilateral discussions with countries having indigenous populations.
The Syrian Government’s brutal and arbitrary treatment of peaceful protesters and dissenters is absolutely appalling. The regime is using its power to trample fundamental human and civil rights instead of relying on dialogue and real reforms.