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Outcomes of the 31th Human Rights Council from the European Union Perspective

Outcomes of the 31th Human Rights Council from the European Union Perspective

The 31st session of the Council which took place from 29 February to 24 March brought solid results. At the same time it highlighted that the universality of human rights worldwide is far from achieved, and that individual States as well as the international community as a whole have a responsibility to act against human rights violations.

2016 Priorities at United Nations Human Rights Fora agreed

2016 Priorities at United Nations Human Rights Fora agreed

The EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) – composed of Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the 28 Member States and chaired by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini – adopted a document setting out EU priorities at the UN Human Rights fora in 2016.

EUDEL Geneva actively participated in the International Day for the Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust

EUDEL Geneva actively participated in the International Day for the Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust

On January 27, as in previous years, the EU has actively participated in various events marking the International Day of the Victims of the Holocaust, demonstrating the EU's commitment to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive.

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