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Press Release: Federal Foreign Office on the election of the new Chairperson of the African Union and the new Chairperson of the African Union Commission

Jan 31, 2017 | GermanyUN

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (31 January) on the election of the new Chairperson of the African Union, Alpha Condé, and the new Chairperson of the African...

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 ...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms on “Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region”

Mar 21, 2016 | GermanyUN

(check against delivery) Mr. President, I would like to thank you for convening this debate, which comes at a time when the Great Lakes Region is at a crossroads. Germany aligns itself with the st...