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Europe Day 2016

Europe Day 2016

Each year, the EU institutions celebrate Europe Day by organising activities on or near 9th May, the anniversary date of the Schuman Declaration.

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.

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