Delegation to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva
17/07/2014 - EU marks the Day of International Criminal Justice
At the 26th session of the Human Rights Council, which took place in Geneva from 10 - 27 June 2014, the EU has been actively pursuing its quest for a responsive and independent UN human rights system, defending the universality and indivisibility of human rights, freedom of expression and of the press, as well as the role of civil society and NGOs in the Council's work. The EU also engaged in discussion on the human rights situation in countries such as Belarus, Syria, South Sudan and Ukraine.
This week the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) celebrated its 50th anniversary with a series of special meetings that highlighted past accomplishments and remaining challenges ahead. The EU underlined the long history of fruitful cooperation between UNCTAD and the EU and its Member States.
On 12 June the Group of Women Ambassadors to the United Nations in Geneva and the International Trade Centre invited to the 'The Power of Empowered Women 2014'. The event was comprised of an Interactive Dialogue on Women's Empowerment and Economic Development and an ethical fashion show presentation.
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- 25/07/14 - EU sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine strengthened
- 24/07/14 - Déclaration du porte-parole sur la disparition du vol d'Air Algérie
- 24/07/14 - Further sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine agreed