European Union External Action



Displaying 77731 - 77740 of 91981

On the occasion, of world Human Rights Day European Union Ambassador HE Ioannis Giogkarakis-Argyropoulos reminds that human rights is universal and therefore all people, irrespective of origin, age, gender, religion, place, or any other difference, are entitled to the same respect of their human rights and dignity.

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini
on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016

Declaração da Alta Representante Federica Mogherini
em nome da União Europeia, por ocasião do Dia dos Direitos Humanos, 10 de dezembro de 2016


Every year 10 December marks the Human Rights Day (HRD). It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The EU offers and will continue to offer significant support to the HRD. It plays a leading role in promoting a rules-based global order, with respect for human rights at its core. EU4HumanRights aims at raising awareness about human rights issues in the world and discussing human rights priorities in EU foreign policy.

En prélude à la Journée des Droits de l'Homme, le 10 Décembre 2016, La Délégation de l'Union européenne au Togo a organisé le 7 décembre en collaboration avec des établissements scolaires de Lomé une activité de sensibilisation sur les mariages précoces, dont sont notamment victimes des jeunes filles.

Chief Observer of the EU EOM Ghana 2016, Mr Tamás Meszerics, presents to the media the mission's Preliminary Statement following the country's Presidential and Parliamentary elections on December 7.