Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the safest and most equal places for women in the world.
Author: Publication date: 07/03/2018
In the opening session of the debate on the return of death penalty in Europe, Mr. José Mendes Bota, First Counsellor, delivered a speech on behalf of the European Union Delegation to the Council of Europe; on the occasion of the European Day against Death Penalty.
Author: Publication date: 11/10/2017
On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June), Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides,
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 12/06/2017
On 19 and 20 October 2015, the EU and ASEAN held a first policy dialogue on Human Rights as part of a one-week visit in Brussels of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), the ASEAN Commission on the promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 23/10/2015