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28/05/2020 – United Nations, New York HR/VP Josep Borrell sets out the EU’s strong support for effective multilateralism and the work of the United Nations. He gives detailed examples of how the EU is working to promote peace and security in many crises that are on the agenda of the UN Security
08/05/2020 – United Nations, New York In a special commemorative session of the UN Security Council HR/VP Josep Borrell looks back on the progress that Europe has made in 75 years of freedom, human rights and the rule of law. He stresses that constant efforts are needed to protect these values in a
Gender equality and women empowerment are high on the agenda today. A newly adopted EU Gender Action Plan pushing for progress towards gender equality opened the day, with a series of gender related activities. To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the day will end
The world is rapidly changing and new challenges are arising, including universal rights. The European Union will never ever give up on its commitment to protecting and supporting human rights and democracy, moreover in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The EU takes now the lead
30 October 2020, New York- Today, Ambassador Olof Skoog hosted UN Deputy Secretary-General Gilles Michaud to present the Secretary-General's Report on the Safety and Security of Humanitarian Personnel and Protection of UN Personnel, which feeds into the General Assembly resolution that the EU
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HRVP Borrell UN 75
United Nations 75th anniversary
26/06/2020- On the anniversary of the UN Charter signature in San Francisco in 1945, HR/VP Borrell congratulates the UN, and the EU’s commitment to the UN system and multilateralism
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World Day against the Death Penalty
World Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
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The Paris Agreement: the world unites to fight climate change
The Paris Agreement: the world unites to fight climate change
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change by limiting global warming to ‘well below 2°C’. This historic achievement was just the beginning – now every country must turn their promises into action.
A year into the implementation of the European Union's shared vision and action plan for foreign and security policy, "we see substantial changes in the way we work together" and concrete results which make Europe stronger and safer, High Representative Federica Mogherini said today
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
The New Literature from Europe Festival (NLE), New York City’s top European literary event, is returning to New York City, bringing leading and emerging voices from 14 different countries in conversation with some of today’s foremost authors, editors and translators. For its 14th installment, NLE