The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals provide a crucial basis to meet the challenges the world faces and unlock the huge potential for growth and sustainable development. This was the message delivered by High Representative Federica Mogherini as she opened the 2016 European Development Days.
El Ministro de Trabajo Jorge Triaca fue el invitado de honor en un desayuno de trabajo con los embajadores de los Estados Miembros de la Unión Europea que tuvo lugar el 16 de junio, en el Hotel Sofitel de Buenos Aires.
On the occasion of the 10 th anniversary of the Human Rights Council, the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva organised on 15 June 2016 an event to honour Human Rights Defenders across the world and to remind that the Council stands and falls with those who defend human rights on the ground, even when facing threats to their own safety.
The European Union is committed to preventing international trade in minerals from intensifying or perpetuating conflict, with an aim to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. Throughout 2018 the EU holds the chairmanship of the Kimberley Process, aimed to ensure sustainable and conflict-free trade in diamonds.
2015 was a historic year for multilateralism and for sustainable development seeing the adoption in September of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the successful conclusion of the 21 Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) with an agreement on a multilateral legal framework.