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German Presidency of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Sep 13, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Logo für die siebte Staatenkonferenz zur Internationalen Streumunitionskonvention (CCM)

The year of Germany’s Presidency of the Convention on Cluster Munitions came to a successful conclusion on 6 September. The Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) prohibits the use, stockpiling, produc...

United against the terror of Boko Haram

Sep 12, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Terror and hunger are threatening millions of people in the Lake Chad region

Millions of people are fleeing terror and hunger in the Lake Chad region in western Africa. The Federal Foreign Office is helping affected states to tackle the crisis together. When hardship and vio...

Making arms control fit for the 21st century

Sep 12, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
06.09.2017: Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel delivering his opening speech

Foreign Minister Gabriel opened a two‑day international conference on the future of arms control in Berlin on Wednesday (6 September). The conference title – Making Conventional Arms Control Fit for t...

Closure of 7th Meeting of States Parties

Sep 11, 2017 | StV-TP
The Seventh Meeting of State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) under German presidency took a successful outcome on the 6th September 2017

The Seventh Meeting of State Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) under German presidency took a successful outcome on the 6th September 2017. Participating member states adopted the F...

Opening of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council

Sep 11, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
Uno Geneva, Human Rights Council Room

The Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) holds its 36th session between September 11 and 29 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The council is presided by Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli, ...