The EU High Representative Federica Mogherini has welcomed Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court which she says "confirms its commitment to strengthen the rule of law, human rights, and accountability domestically and internationally." Last year
ავტორი: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 05/03/2019
Randy Steidl was sentenced to death in Illinois in the 1980s. He spent 12 years on death row for a crime he did not commit. In 2003, the Governor of Illinois commuted all death sentences into life sentences, and only after that, Randy managed to prove his innocence and to be released. As a free man,
ავტორი: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/02/2019
The Good Human Rights Stories Initiative was officially launched in Geneva on 13 February, in the presence of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, EU Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis, and President of the Human Rights Council Coly Seck.
ავტორი: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 20/02/2019
Worldwide, the trafficking of human beings for purposes of forced labour, criminal activities or sexual exploitation affects around 24 million people. Socio-economic instability, gender inequality, poverty or war are some of the reasons which can prompt the victims' vulnerabilities and give
ავტორი: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/10/2018
“For now, I am happy here doing the work I’m doing. I feel at home. What they did for me, I want to do for others.” Hadiza is a former victim of human trafficking. She is one of the many Nigerian women and girls who embark on the perilous journey abroad each year, tricked by false promises of a
ავტორი: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/09/2018
When the path towards European integration began, seventy years ago, a large part of our continent was ruled by authoritarian regimes. But then a wave of democratic change touched all parts of Europe – first Southern Europe, then Central and Eastern Europe, and the Balkans. Democracy came with
ავტორი: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 15/09/2018
Civic tech is no passing fad or tech du jour. It might even be more profound than, say, social media, mobile telephony, robotics or the blockchain because it goes straight to the essence of community, the public life that binds us all. Just think about it before you say no!
ავტორი: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/06/2018