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Joint Statement by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict


The Fifth European Union-Myanmar Human Rights Dialogue was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 14 June 2019, co-chaired by Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights, and U Kyaw Tin, Union Minister for International Cooperation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

The European Union and Myanmar hold 5th Human Rights Dialogue - Joint Press Release


High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the Foreign Affairs Council on 17 June 2019 in Luxembourg. The report looks at the progress achieved over the past three years, since the presentation of the Global Strategy in June 2016, in five priority areas - the security of the Union, state and social resilience to our east and south, an integrated approach to conflicts and crises, cooperative regional orders and global governance for the 21st century - and provides possible orientations for the way forward in the coming years.

Statement by the Spokesperson on the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, 13 June


Today, an estimated 152 million children are victims of child labour worldwide. These 152 million children are being denied their right to have access to education and to a safe living environment. On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, the European Union, alongside its international partners, reiterates its strong commitment towards guaranteeing the fundamental human rights of every child, as defined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.


European companies are global leaders in promoting responsible entrepreneurship, trade and investments, which responsibly manage natural resources. They wish to generate growth that has a socially and environmentally sustainable impact, which creates local jobs, transfers technologies and stimulates local production.