The 47th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC47) took place once again in the context of the global pandemic and was hence a timely opportunity to look at the situation of human rights in this current climate. COVID-19 not only impacts the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, but
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 14/07/2021
The EU and UK have jointly called for today’s Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on the human rights implications of the crisis in Myanmar, a call supported by over 50 states from all regions.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 12/02/2021
To celebrate World Environment Day (5 June), the Mission of the European Union to ASEAN presents a drawing competition for youth across the ASEAN region. Express your creative ideas through a colourful drawing based on the theme “Our Planet, Our Future”.
Author: Press and Information team of the Mission to ASEAN - Publication date: 04/09/2020
press Category: Council Conclusions Regions: Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 15/06/2020
On 15 November, Everyday Justice, a unique exhibition of artwork, films and stories on access to justice in Myanmar opened at the iconic Old Tourist Burma Building in Yangon. The exhibition marks the first four years of the EU-funded MyJustice project. This exhibition showcases perspectives on what
Author: Press and Information Team of the Delegation to Myanmar - Publication date: 19/11/2019
Industrial wastewater pollution from Myanmar's growing Food and Beverage industry- the country's largest industrial sector, accounting for almost 60% of all companies – poses a significant threat to the freshwater ecosystem in Myanmar. The European Union supports small & medium
Author: Press and Information Team of the Delegation to Myanmar - Publication date: 15/11/2019
From 9 to 27 September 2019 the UN Human Rights Council (HRC42) took place in Geneva. " Today the number of people living in good human rights conditions is higher than ever in the history of humankind. However, in still too many parts of the world people are still victim of human rights
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 27/09/2019
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc today presented the EU's vision for a new and comprehensive strategy to improve connectivity between Europe and Asia.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/09/2018
From 10 to 28 September 2018 the 39th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC39) will take place in Geneva, aiming to bring attention to the world's most pressing human rights issues. We, the European Union, will be strongly engaged in all activities of the Council, translating our commitment
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 07/09/2018