Calling out around the world to join the movement against gun violence

Jun 8, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Statue "Non-Violence" (Gewaltlosigkeit) von Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd vor dem UN-Hauptquartier in New York

The life cycle of a handgun is, on average, 30 to 50 years. Using handguns is so easy that many who fire them are younger than their weapon. Unfortunately, so are many of the victims. Far too many of ...

The 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva

Jun 6, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
05.06.2017: Ambassador Dr. Ulrich Seidenberger at the International Labour Conference in Geneva

From June 5. to 15. the 106th International Labor Conference (ILC) takes place in Geneva. More than 5600 participates are expected to attend the conference. Delegations are coming from 187 countries a...

The 35th Human Rights Council begins in Geneva

Jun 6, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
UN, Human Rights Council Room

From June 6 until June 23, 2017, the 35th regular meeting of the Human Rights Council (HRC) takes place in Geneva under the presidency of the Ambassador of El Salvador, H.E. Maza Martelli. Since the ...

70th World Health Assembly in Geneva

May 15, 2017 | StV-G.Sch.
66th. World Healt Assembly

From May 22 to 31, 2017, more than 3,500 health experts - delegates from the 194 Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO), including more than 130 health ministers, as well as representati...

Working together to prevent humanitarian crises: Foreign Minister Gabriel visits the African Union

May 4, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
02.05.2017: Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel with Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat

Foreign Minister Gabriel met with African Union representatives in Addis Ababa to discuss how the threat of famine in the region can be averted. Gabriel believes the organisation plays a key role in s...