Human Rights “Check-Up” of fourteen UN member states in Geneva

May 2, 2017 | StV-G.Sch
Human Rights Council Room in the Palais des Nations in Geneva

From 1st to 12th May the Human Rights Council looks into fourteen states’ respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights. Algeria, Bahrain, Brazil, Ecuador, Finland, India, Indonesia, Morocco, Ne...

Donor-Conference for Yemen – Germany pledged over 100 Mio. €

Apr 25, 2017 | StV-G.SCH

On Tuesday, the 25.04.2017, the international community came together in Geneva for a donor conference for Yemen organized by the UN, Sweden and Switzerland. The objective was to draw attention to the...

Visit to Jordan: recognition and support for hosting Syrian refugees

Apr 24, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt
Foreign Minister Gabriel at the Caritas community centre for refugees in Amman.

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is going to unimaginable lengths in its efforts to host refugees from the region. The country’s 6.5 million inhabitants share their country, 80 percent of which consist...

Foreign Minister Gabriel on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of UNDP

Apr 20, 2017 | Auswärtiges Amt

Whilst on a trip to Iraq, Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement today (19 April) on the appointment of Achim Steiner as new head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): ...

Berlin Humanitarian Call – mobilising aid to combat hunger around the world

Apr 18, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
12.04.2017: Foreign Minister Gabriel at the conference on the Berlin Humanitarian Call

It’s not yet too late. The famine in the Horn of Africa and in the Lake Chad region can still be averted. Foreign Minister Gabriel and Development Minister Müller therefore issued an appeal to the int...