El señor Stavros Lambrinidis, Representante Especial para los Asuntos de Derechos Humanos de la Unión Europea, visitó Guatemala del 31 de mayo al 2 de junio para abordar la agenda del país en materia de los derechos humanos, el acceso a la justicia y el cumplimiento de los convenios internacionales.
As a curtain-raiser to the 11th ASEM Summit in Mongolia, at which the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) will celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Asia-Europe Foundation's (ASEF) photo exhibition 'On the Go' will be displayed at the EEAS headquarters from 14 June to 16 July.
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.
On the occasion of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty's (CTBT) 20th Anniversary, a Ministerial meeting of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) took place on 13 June 2016 in Vienna.