Delegation of the European Union to the
UN and other international organisations in Geneva

Press and Media

The European Union calls on all States to uphold the integrity of the rules-based international system with effective multilateralism as a key principle. This is indispensable for maintaining international peace and security. We are concerned that the international disarmament and non-proliferation
41st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, 24 June – 12 July 2019 EU General Comment: Technical assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo and establishment of accountability for the events in the Kasai regions
41st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, 24 June – 12 July 2019 EU General Comment: Cooperation with and assistance to Ukraine in the field of human rights
From 24 June to 12 July the Human Rights Council (HRC) gathered in Geneva, addressing a wide range of human rights violations and abuses across the globe.
As the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council enters into its final week, the European Union actively promoted LGBTI rights, fighting all forms of discrimination and violence on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
After eight year of continuous violence as well as persistent violations of international law, Syria continues to feature high on the agenda of the Human Right Council. During the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the European Union actively engaged in discussions on the
Missing – Testimonies of Syrian Women Deprived of Liberty- Video
Videos:  /file/missing-%E2%80%93-testimonies-syrian-women-deprived-liberty-0_enMissing – Testimonies of Syrian Women Deprived of Liberty Editorial Sections: UN Geneva Organisations: UN Geneva UN Geneva
Message by the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the celebration of "EU- UN 40 Years TOGETHER in Vienna"
"40 years ago, Vienna became one of the global capitals of multilateralism and international cooperation. And from the very first moment the European Union was there to work side-by-side with the UN, with its agencies and with the OSCE."
Europe Day 2019- Special Concert by the Orchestre des Nations
Videos:  /file/europe-day-2019-special-concert-orchestre-des-nations_enEurope Day 2019- Special Concert by the Orchestre des Nations Editorial Sections: UN Geneva Organisations: UN Geneva
"The European way is also the United Nations' way. This explains why all our actions, all our initiatives are always taken in full coordination and partnership with the UN. We believe in the UN, because we believe in the same principles, in the same values, and our communities are built
The European Union and the United Nations are natural partners. We are the world’s leading proponents and defenders of a multilateral and rules-based global governance system.
Editorial Sections: UN Geneva invitation.pdf
The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held a meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 18 March 2017 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in order to advance the political
Editorial Sections:  UN Geneva 20170113_cyprus.pdf
Flickr set:  /file/geneva-pride-2019_enGeneva Pride 2019 Show in content:  Organisations: UN Geneva UN Geneva
Flickr set:  /file/missing-%E2%80%93-testimonies-syrian-women-deprived-liberty_enMissing – Testimonies of Syrian Women Deprived of Liberty Show in content:  Organisations: UN Geneva UN Geneva
Flickr set:  /file/commissaire-christos-stylianides-geneva_enCommissaire Christos Stylianides in Geneva Show in content:  Organisations: UN Geneva United Nations (UN) UN Geneva
  From 24 June to 12 July the Human Rights Council (HRC) gathered in Geneva, addressing a wide range of human rights violations and abuses across the globe. " The need to promote multilateral solutions is more urgent than eve r," underlined Ambassador Walter Stevens, Head of the EU
A trial against 16 civil society representatives over their involvement in 2013 Gezi Park protests started in Turkey this week. Among them are human rights defenders Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu, who have been kept in detention since November 2017 and November 2018 respectively, together with
  Canada has become the 104th State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty after depositing its instrument of ratification to the Secretary General of the United Nations on 19 June 2019. By acceding to the ATT, Canada is contributing to the advancement of the ATT's objective to prevent and eradicate