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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
On 26 November 1991, the European Union (EU) became the 161st Member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The accession marked an institutional breakthrough, as it was the first time that the EU became a member of a UN body, and the first time (and unique up to now)
Some girls commit suicide to avoid forced marriage- 72% of human trafficking victims are women and girls- Gender-based violence jeopardises girls’ education. These are just some of the reasons why we need to act now to end gender-based violence. Today we #OrangeTheWorld in solidarity with victims of
Children and teenagers are raising their voices on issues that matter to their generation and calling for adults to create a better future. Be it climate change, education, ending discrimination, on this World Children’s Day, it is more important than ever that the world listens to their ideas and
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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.