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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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