The EU Special Representative (EUSR) for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, delivered today the EU statement on the behalf of the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the High-level Segment of the 34th session of the United Nations
Автор: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 01/03/2017
The EU has a longstanding policy promoting respect for human rights in all third countries. In this regard, the EU Guidelines on Death Penalty adopted in 2013 state that the EU will continue its long-standing campaign against the death penalty. In a recent development, the European Parliament and
Автор: Press and information team of the Delegation to NEW ZEALAND - Publication date: 10/12/2016
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
Автор: Press and information team of the Delegation to NEW ZEALAND - Publication date: 09/12/2016
Minister for Foreign Affairs George W. Vella opened the seminar ‘The Role of Civil Society in Democracies in Transition’, which was held at the Auditorium of the Valletta Campus of the University of Malta. The event was also addressed by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros
Автор: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 06/12/2016
The 18th session of the EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights is taking place on 1-2 December in Brussels under the title "United against all forms of Torture: Applying a cross-cutting perspective to prevent, prohibit, and redress torture globally".
Автор: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 01/12/2016
On 13-14 October, the Republic of Croatia together with the UNICEF organized the regional conference in Zagreb named „On the move and alone: How to respond effectively to the needs of unaccompanied and separated children in Southeast Europe”.
Автор: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/10/2016
To mark the World Day against the Death Penalty, the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, CinéONU, Amnesty International and the Geneva Film Festival on Human Rights (FIFDH) organised on 20 October a thematic film and debate evening. The 2015 British mystery documentary 'The fear of 13'
Автор: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 21/10/2016
The European Union must make full use of its huge potential outside its borders if it is to meet the expectations of its own citizens, and this is the main goal of the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy, High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a keynote speech in Stockholm.
Автор: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/10/2016
The universal abolition of the death penalty is one of the core objectives of the European Union in the field of Human Rights. Despite long-term improvements regarding the abolitionist cause – there are now 141 formally or nominally abolitionist states – the balance of the year 2015 is somewhat
Автор: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/10/2016
The 33rd session of the Human Rights Council ("HRC33") concluded today in Geneva, after three weeks of intense work. Active across the board, the European Union participated in plenary debates as well as interactive dialogues and other fora. The EU successfully led a resolution
Автор: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 30/09/2016