In response to an invitation by the Zambian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Zambia to observe the Presidential, Parliamentary, Mayoral and Council Chairpersons, and Local Government elections which are scheduled for 11 August.
Author: Election Observation Mission to Zambia - Publication date: 15/07/2016
On 20th June 2016, the European Council adopted Conclusions on Business and Human Rights highlighting also access to remedy, building on the Netherlands Presidency Conference in May and marking the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 01/07/2016
1. The sixth session of the EU-Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue was held on 28 June 2016 in Brussels. The Delegation from the Republic of Indonesia was led by Mr Dicky Komar, Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while the Delegation of the European
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/06/2016
The 6th edition of the High Level Dialogue on Human Rights between the European Union and Mexico was held on 20 and 21 June in Brussels. The EU side was co-chaired by the EU Special Representative on Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis and the Director for Strategic Communication, Parliamentary
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/06/2016
As concrete follow up to the 18 April Foreign Affairs Council, EU Ambassadors in the Political Security Committee agreed yesterday to extend the mandate of Operation Sophia by one year with continued emphasis on its core mandate of disrupting the business model of human smugglers and traffickers.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 13/05/2016