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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
The EU has published a report detailing the action it took against weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in 2020.
‘Act, Inspire and Scale-up’ in Agriculture and Value Chains- About 71% child labourers are in agriculture, including fishing, forestry, and farming. Agriculture is the only sector where child labour has increased, having an additional 10 million child labourers between 2012 and 2016. FAO identifies
The EU Delegation in Rome organised a ‘Virtual Symposium on Ending Child Labour by 2025’, bringing together its partners to discuss the most critical challenges to accelerate progress towards meeting the SDG Target 8.7, the most pressing problems and barriers that need to be addressed, the impact of
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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.