An airstrike yesterday hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli's Wadi Rabea neighbourhood causing again civilian casualties. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.
The International Law, including the International Humanitarian Law, must be fully respected and those who violate it held accountable. It is urgent to take up all measures needed to properly protect civilians.
The Council today adopted conclusions on oceans and seas, stressing that climate change is a direct and existential threat to life in oceans and seas globally. It calls for increased policy action at all levels of government to protect marine and coastal ecosystems. It notes with great concern the warming of European regional seas at a higher pace than average.
On 15 November, Everyday Justice, a unique exhibition of artwork, films and stories on access to justice in Myanmar opened at the iconic Old Tourist Burma Building in Yangon. The exhibition marks the first four years of the EU-funded MyJustice project. This exhibition showcases perspectives on what justice means in Myanmar and the role everyone has in shaping it. Myanmar artists KO Z, BRANG LI, HTEIN LIN, EMILY PHYO, MAUNG YU PY, KAUNG SU participate in the exhibition which will run until 30 November 2019.
The seminar was organised by the Permanent Representation of Finland as Chair of the Council of the EU and the EU Delegation in Strasbourg, in collaboration with the Permanent Representation of France as Chair of the Council of Europe. Its aims was to take stock of the current state of play, look at solutions to outstanding issues as well as to address the broader implications of the accession to Human Rights protection in Europe.