Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States delivered by H.E. Ambassador Joanne Adamson, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 72nd UN General Assembly General Debate of Second Committee.
Statement delivered by H.E. Mr. David Mansfield, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Mission of Malta to the United Nations, at the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development Agenda Item 3(a) General discussion Priority Theme.
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
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.