At a time when human rights are challenged on a daily basis with many attempts to undermine the universality and indivisibility of human rights, the EU has remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights and democracy, be it in international forums, bilaterally with
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/05/2019
Este ano, o tema do Dia Mundial da Liberdade de Imprensa é «Média e democracia: jornalismo e eleições em tempos de desinformação», abrangendo os desafios com que atualmente se confrontam os meios de comunicação social em período de eleições, bem como o potencial destes meios para apoiar a paz e os
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/05/2019
34-year-old taxi driver Omar Musa, was amongst 40,000 Libyans who, together with his family, had to flee from the city of Tawergha after the 2011 revolution in Libya. People were living in dire conditions in camps spread across the country. Seven years later, Omar was finally able to return home.
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/04/2019
A água não pode ser considerada um bem adquirido. No mundo, 2100 milhões de pessoas não têm acesso a água potável. No Dia Mundial da Água, importa recordar quanto o acesso físico fácil a água segura, potável, em quantidades suficientes e a preços comportáveis é uma condição prévia para uma vida
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/03/2019
The EU High Representative Federica Mogherini has welcomed Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court which she says "confirms its commitment to strengthen the rule of law, human rights, and accountability domestically and internationally." Last year
Autor: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 05/03/2019
Randy Steidl was sentenced to death in Illinois in the 1980s. He spent 12 years on death row for a crime he did not commit. In 2003, the Governor of Illinois commuted all death sentences into life sentences, and only after that, Randy managed to prove his innocence and to be released. As a free man,
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/02/2019
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.
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 20/02/2019
No Dia Internacional contra o Uso de Crianças-Soldados, a Alta Representante da UE, Federica Mogherini, e a Representante Especial das Nações Unidas para as Crianças e os Conflitos Armados, Virginia Gamba, reafirmaram a determinação da UE e da ONU em trabalharem juntas para pôr termo ao recrutamento
Autor: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/02/2019
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.
Autor: Press and information team of the Delegation to the Australia - Publication date: 11/12/2018