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Press Release: Minister of State Böhmer on destruction of Iraqi cultural sites in Nimrud by the ISIS terrorist group

Mar 9, 2015 | GermanyUN

Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office and Chair of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee Maria Böhmer issued the following statement in Berlin on 9 March following the destruction of Iraqi art...

Press Release: Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the lack of legal basis for the German Institute for Human Rights

Mar 3, 2015 | GermanyUN

 Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 3 March at a press conference in Geneva on the discussion regarding a legal basis for the German Institute for Human Rights: The Ger...

28th Session of United Nations Human Rights Council: Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Mar 3, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr President, High Commissioner, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is an honour for me to speak to you today. And I also feel a need to do so, as the tasks ahead of us are colossal. We are conf...

Panel Discussion: Statement by Ambassador Braun on “Out of Sight – Out of Mind? Arbitrary Detention and Enforced Disappearance in Syria”

Mar 3, 2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, dear colleagues, It is my honor to welcome you to this panel discussion on arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearance in Syria. Let me start ...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Braun on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security”

Feb 23, 2015 | GermanyUN

(as delivered:) Mr. President, Germany would like to align itself with the statement made by the representative of the European Union.  In my national capacity, I would like to start with a quote...