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Outcomes of the 28th Human Rights Council

Outcomes of the 28th Human Rights Council

During the 28th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), the European Union together with its 28 Member States pro-actively engaged with countries from all regions as well as civil society representatives in order to promote and uphold the universality and indivisibility of human rights.

The spirit of dialogue: effectively addressing acts of intolerance, discrimination and incitement to hatred

The spirit of dialogue: effectively addressing acts of intolerance, discrimination and incitement to hatred

The EU Delegation together with the Permanent Mission of Latvia organised today a side event to discuss how acts of intolerance, discrimination and incitement to hatred 'in the name of religion or belief' could be more effectively addressed.The event follows the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief that took place earlier today at the Human Rights Council session.

The EU reaffirms its commitment for women's rights on the occasion of International Women's Day

The EU reaffirms its commitment for women's rights on the occasion of International Women's Day

International Women's Day is a chance to celebrate women as pillars of our societies and the wonderful progress women have made towards greater equality. It is also a moment to note the immense work that still needs to be done in order to ensure that women have the same chances as men to study, to choose the careers they want, and to live free from threat of abuse and violence.

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Top News from the European Union

18/04/15 - Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the situation in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria

The EU is seriously concerned at the continued deterioration of the security and humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 16/04/15 - Updated list of vacant Contract Agent posts in EU Delegations
  • 16/04/15 - 16/04/16 - Call for Tender - Prestations de services de dentiste français (fr)

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  • 15/04/15 - Local EU Statement on Yom HaShoah pdf - 84 KB [84 KB]

    The EU Delegation to the State of Israel, together with all Embassies of EU Member States in Israel, joins people in Israel commemorating today the victims of the Shoah and the heroes of resistance.

  • 15/04/15 - G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting Communiqué, Lübeck, 15 April 2015

    We, the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and the High Representative of the European Union have gathered in Lübeck on 14-15 April to address a number of major international issues that impact global peace and security. At a time of complex international challenges, we as G7 nations stand united in our commitment to respond to some of the most pressing issues in the world. Guided by our shared values and principles, including democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights, we are determined to employ coordinated efforts and action to uphold freedom, peace and territorial integrity, and to tackle challenges including terrorism, social instability as well as new types of security threats such as the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.

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