Press releases

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler on Human Rights Day (10 December 2016)

Dec 9, 2016 | GermanyUN

Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (9 December) to mark Human Rights Day on...

Joint Statement on the Situation in Aleppo by the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and United States

Dec 7, 2016 | GermanyUN

A humanitarian disaster is taking place before our very eyes. Some 200,000 civilians, including many children, in eastern Aleppo are cut off from food and medicine supplies. Aleppo is being subjected ...

Press Release: Statement by Dr. Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights, on the right to privacy

Nov 23, 2016 | GermanyUN

Dr Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (23 November): I am pleased that the...

Press Release: No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 18, 2016 | GermanyUN

When it comes to peace and security in the world, what role should and must women play? This and other questions are being discussed today (18 November) at a conference co‑organised by the Federal Mi...

No peace without women – conference at the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Nov 17, 2016 | GermanyUN

On Friday, 18 November 2016, a conference co‑organised by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the Federal Foreign Office on implementing UN Security Council R...