The European Union welcomes the Annual Activity Report 2017 by Commissioner Muižnieks. The EU supports the work of the Commissioner, to uphold human rights in all areas mentioned in the present report. It is a key priority for the EU and its member states to strengthen the state and societal
The EU expects Turkish authorities to respect the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, including pre-trial detention as well as the principle of presumption of innocence.
Today, our EU HoMS meeting started with a farewell speech from Austrian Ambassador Rudolf LENNKH, who will depart from Strasbourg after 4 years and a half of representing his country to the Council of Europe.
The new "EU priorities for cooperation with the Council of Europe in 2018-2019" were presented on January 29th, to the EU candidate and potential candidate countries, at the EU Delegation in Strasbourg.
On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, European Union High Representative Mogherini says that remembering Europe's dark past and translating what we have learned from our experience into our policies is critical to prevent against the rise of antisemitism,
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
/file/world-day-against-death-penalty_enWorld Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
/file/eu-supports-child-rights_enEU supports child rights
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