Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Korea Michael Reiterer delivered a keynote speech at the 2019 International Conference on Coal Phase-out and Climate Change held at Splas Resort, Deoksan in Chung-nam, Korea on 22 October.
In view of last week's election of 14 new Members States to the Human Rights Council for a three-year period as of 1 January 2020, the European Union expresses its strong concern over the human rights record of some of the elected countries.
In particular, the seriousness of the human rights violations in Venezuela, as reflected in the findings of the report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR) on the situation in the country and their impact on the population cannot be ignored.
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Sri Lanka’s presidential election on 16 November was officially launched today. Chief Observer, Marisa Matias, a Member of the European Parliament from Portugal, said the election marked an important stage in the country's democratic process and hoped the presence of the mission in Sri Lanka would add to the transparency of the process.
НУР-СУЛТАН – Европейский Союз (ЕС) возобновил проект WECOOP как «Европейский Союз – Центральная Азия: сотрудничество в области водных ресурсов, окружающей среды и изменения климата» в октябре 2019 года. Это третья фаза проекта, которая продлится три года.
NUR-SULTAN – The European Union (EU) renewed the project “European Union – Central Asia Water, Environment and Climate Change Cooperation” (WECOOP) in October 2019. It is the third phase of the project and the new phase is intended to run for three years.
On behalf of the European Union I would like to welcome Peru’s Delegation, led by Sra. Sayuri BAYONA, Vice-Minister of External Trade, and the Discussant, H.E. Mr. TAN Hung Seng (Singapore), for his introductory words. The EU is grateful to the WTO Secretariat and to the Peruvian authorities for their respective reports.
21 October 2019, New York - Statement on behalf of the EU and its Member States by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee Item 70: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (b) Human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms; (c) Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives