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23 October 2019, New York- Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Fourth Committee on Agenda item 47: Assistance in mine action
23 October 2019, New York – European Union Statement delivered by Ms. Anne Kemppainen, Minister Counsellor, Head of Political Section for Non-proliferation and Disarmament, Delegation of the European Union in Geneva, at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly First Committee Thematic
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights –
Each year 12 million girls under 18 are married; 130 million girls worldwide are still out of school; and approximately 15 million adolescent girls aged 15-19 have experienced forced sexual activity. The EU is committed to continue its full support to see progress and not regress, for girls and
This year´s campaign focuses on raising awareness on the rights of children whose parents have been sentenced to death or executed
The second edition of the Good Human Rights Stories initiative, taking place at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, focuses on the progress made on economic, social and cultural rights
EU - UN 40 years TOGETHER in Vienna
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."
João Vale de Almeida
Ambassador João Vale de Almeida pledges to #StandUp4HumanRights
As a young man, Ambassador João Vale de Almeida lived under a dictatorship and police state for 17 years.  Freedom and democracy were denied to him, his family and an entire country. Now as EU Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, it is not only his duty but also his honour to #
Climate, Peace and Security The Time for Action
Climate, Peace and Security The Time for Action
A 30 second round up video of Climate, peace and security conference.
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. Together, we respond to global crises, threats and challenges which cannot be addressed by individual nations acting alone,
"More than ever, our partners are looking to the European Union to stand up exactly for multilateralism and the rules-based international order with a strong United Nations at its core: as European Union, we are determined to preserve it. Investing in our partnership with the UN is natural as
Seven years of war in Syria have taken an enormous toll on the civilian population in the country, causing one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II.
Editorial Sections: UN New York central_med_route_us_rev1.pdf
Editorial Sections: UN New York Culture eu_emergency_trust_fund_for_africa_21-03-2018_-_us_letter_-_eu_logo.pdf
Editorial Sections: UN New York Culture migration_opportunities_protection_us.pdf
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