The European Union and its Member States hold a strong and principled position against the death penalty, in all circumstances and for all cases. This position stems from the universal and fundamental right to life. It is also embedded in “human dignity” of every human being, even of someone who has committed the most atrocious crime.
High Representative Federica Mogherini on Tuesday continued to exert political pressure for progress on the crisis in Syria, in the wake of the air strikes against a UN/Syrian Red Crescent humanitarian aid convoy near Aleppo.
Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the Roundtable 5 on Global compact for safe, regular and orderly migration - towards realizing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and achieving full respect for the human rights of migrants at the UN Migration Summit
/file/federica-mogherinis-doorstep-presentation-european-external-investment-plan-new-york-unga-2016_enFederica Mogherini's doorstep at the presentation of the European External Investment Plan in New York - UNGA 2016