European Union leaders have expressed deep sadness at the death Thursday of Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and one of the most prominent human rights defenders in China, and called for all prisoners of conscience in China to be released.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/07/2017
The European Union is and will continue to be consistent in its support for the EU integration of the countries of the Western Balkans in line with their reform efforts, High Representative Federica Mogherini said yesterday in Trieste. For the EU, this process is a strategic investment in the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/07/2017
Justice is the only effective and sustainable response to violence, and the European Union will continue to be a strong supporter of the International Criminal Court and the United Nations, Mogherini told Members of the European Parliament addressing in Strasbourg a debate on human rights violations
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/07/2017
The EU Special Representative (EUSR) for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, delivered today the EU statement on the behalf of the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the High-level Segment of the 34th session of the United Nations
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 01/03/2017
The European Union must make full use of its huge potential outside its borders if it is to meet the expectations of its own citizens, and this is the main goal of the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy, High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a keynote speech in Stockholm.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/10/2016
The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council ("HRC33") concluded today in Geneva, after three weeks of intense work. Active across the board, the European Union participated in plenary debates as well as interactive dialogues and other fora. The EU successfully led a resolution
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 30/09/2016
On the occasion of celebrating the Durban Declaration's fifteen years of existence since it was introduced at the World Conference against Racism in 2001, a side-event to the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council was organised by the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Missions
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 16/09/2016