Press releases

Press Release: Statement by Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, on World Refugee Day

Jun 20, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on World Refugee Day on 20 June: The number o...

Press Release: Human Rights Commissioner Kofler on IS crimes against the Yazidis

Jun 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

On 17 June, Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement on the report published on 16 June...

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 ...

Press Release: Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomes UN Security Council resolution on Libya

Jun 15, 2016 | GermanyUN

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (15 June) on the adoption of Resolution 2292 by the United Nations Security Council: I very much welcome the fact that the S...