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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...

Security Council: Statement by Ambassador Thoms in Arria formula meeting on the impact of illicit transfer of small arms and light weapons to poaching in Africa

Nov 30, 2015 | GermanyUN

Mr. President, Excellencies, distinguished colleagues,   In the course of this meeting 7 African elephants will be slaughtered for their ivory. The number of elephants and rhinos that die at the ha...