High Representative Federica Mogherini spoke to the UN Security Council in New York about the crisis of migrants in the Mediterranean on Monday 11th May. "We are here to share with you the urgent need to face the tragedies unfolding in the Mediterranean" she said. "We are here to act
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/05/2015
The European Union has responded decisively to the violent repression of anti-government protests in Syria, which began in March 2011. The EU called for an end to the deteriorating situation in Syria and the unacceptable levels of violence, which continue to cause suffering to millions of Syrians
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/12/2014
On 9th December Razan Zaitouneh, the prominent human rights defender and 2011 Sakharov Prize Laureate for Freedom of Thought was kidnapped along with three of her colleagues. One year on, as they remain without a trace, activists and politicians from around the world call for their release.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/12/2014
25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – this year it also kicks off a 16-day campaign against Gender-Based Violence, leading up to Human Rights day on 10 December. A worlwide appeal to "orange our neighbourhoods" will raise awareness and support
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/11/2014