On 19 November 2019, the Council adopted conclusions on water diplomacy. The Council recalls that water is a prerequisite for human survival and dignity and a fundamental basis for the resilience of both societies and the environment. Water is vital for human nutrition and health, and essential for
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 19/11/2018
On 25 June 2018, the Council decided to put 11 individuals holding official positions under restrictive measures. The persons listed are responsible for human rights violations and for undermining democracy and the rule of law in Venezuela. The measures include a travel ban and an asset freeze.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 25/06/2018
In view of the continuing deterioration of the situation in Venezuela, the Council decided to put 7 individuals holding official positions under restrictive measures, with immediate effect. These individuals are involved in the non-respect of democratic principles or the rule of law as well as in
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/01/2018
On 20th June 2016, the European Council adopted Conclusions on Business and Human Rights highlighting also access to remedy, building on the Netherlands Presidency Conference in May and marking the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 01/07/2016