From 25 February to 22 March 2019 the 40th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC40) will take place in Geneva. The EU stands united as a staunch supporter of the UN Human Rights system and will continue to actively uphold, defend and promote its values throughout 2019 as a priority of our
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 22/02/2019
The Good Human Rights Stories Initiative was officially launched in Geneva on 13 February, in the presence of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, EU Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis, and President of the Human Rights Council Coly Seck.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 20/02/2019
On International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, renewed the commitment of the EU and the UN to work together to end the recruitment and use of children in conflict
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/02/2019
“One day they come and get you in groups. I was the oldest one. I remember it as if it were yesterday. There were at least six persons on me, because I was imploring, I didn’t want to. I was convinced that I would die. I was 9 years old…”, one victim relates. The pain… the horror… more than 200
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 06/02/2019
Remembrance is an individual and collective responsibility, particularly in times when antisemitism rises again, [...] inside and outside Europe. So, more than ever, we have the duty to 'remain vigilant' against all forms of racism and discrimination, old and new, to react and to act.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/01/2019
The project “Development of human rights education and research activities at the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e” aims at contributing to the promotion of human rights, peace, democracy, development and conflict resolution, by strengthening knowledge, skills and networks at the local,
Author: Delegation to TIMOR-LESTE - Publication date: 24/01/2019
ASTANA– On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 2018 the International Human Rights Awards ceremony and the solemn reception was held in Astana. The event is organized by the European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan jointly with the
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to KAZAKHSTAN - Publication date: 11/12/2018
Nyadol Nyuon is passionate about social justice, human rights, social cohesion, race and media. The Ethiopian-born lawyer is the winner of the EU Delegation to Australia and Australian Human Rights Commission 2018 Racism. It Stops with Me Award.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the Australia - Publication date: 11/12/2018
Seventy years after the Universal Declaration on Human Rights was written, the European Union continues working to turn each and every word from that Declaration into practice. This is a collective effort of governments and the society as a whole.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/12/2018