As we mark the International Criminal Justice Day, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding support towards the international criminal justice system and in particular its unwavering commitment to the International Criminal Court (ICC), as part of the EU's wider commitment to a rules-based international order.
The Council today adopted conclusions on the EU's priorities at the 74th UN General Assembly(September 2019 – September 2020). These conclusions complements the Council conclusions on strengthening multilateralism which were adopted on 17 June 2019.
The Ambassadors of the European Union and EU Member States were received today by H.E. Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The ambassadors and the Prime Minister exchanged views on the political and economic situation as well as EU-Lebanon relations. The ambassadors reaffirmed the strong and enduring partnership between the European Union and Lebanon and Europe's concern for the security and stability of the country.
The Council today adopted conclusions welcoming the publication of the first joint synthesis report of the EU and its member states on ''Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world'' as an important contribution to EU reporting at the High Level Political Forum in 2019. The Council welcomes the collective contribution of the EU and its member states to the implementation of all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the world, leveraging all means of implementation, in support of the 2030 Agenda.
On 3 July 2019 the European Union marked the successful completion of the civil cassation courts' automation, automation of remaining courts and inauguration of the data centre at the Ministry of Justice.