Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe

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08/05/2020 – United Nations, New York In a special commemorative session of the UN Security Council HR/VP Josep Borrell looks back on the progress that Europe has made in 75 years of freedom, human rights and the rule of law. He stresses that constant efforts are needed to protect these values in a
Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers
Statement by the Spokesperson on the Venice Commission and OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights’ Opinion on a draft revision of the electoral legislation of the Republic of Moldova
Пандемия COVID-19 усугубила вызовы в сфере прав человека и демократии во многих частях мира. Вот почему ЕС поставил права человека во главу угла своей внешней политики. Это одна из главных особенностей недавно принятого Ежегодного отчета Европейского союза о правах человека и демократии в мире за
On June 21, the Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on the EU strategic approach to cultural heritage in conflicts and crises, adding cultural heritage to the EU’s foreign policy toolbox and providing a new political and operational framework on cultural heritage for peace.
The EU and the Council of Europe have joined forces in the fight against hate speech with a recent social media campaign aimed at promoting tolerance, diversity and understanding in the Western Balkans within the framework of the joint programme Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey
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World Day against the Death Penalty
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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.
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The Paris Agreement: the world unites to fight climate change
The Paris Agreement: the world unites to fight climate change
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change by limiting global warming to ‘well below 2°C’. This historic achievement was just the beginning – now every country must turn their promises into action.
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