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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
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva organized a screening of the movie "Rafiki", which was financially supported by the EU ACP Programme. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights,
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 06/12/2018
The event was organised by the twelve UN Observer delegations to reaffirm the commitment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to discuss variety of issues, such as implementation of the Declaration and current challenges to multilateralism.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 26/11/2018
"Violence against women is a grave violation of human rights and yet it is still widespread across the world. The perception that harassment or being violent towards women is normal and acceptable is wrong and must change. We all have the responsibility to say no, openly reject acts of violence
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 24/11/2018
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/11/2018
A combination of a growing population and climate change makes water one of the most pressing challenges the world faces in the 21st century. The EU is committed to enhancing its diplomatic engagement to make water a tool for peace, rather than a source of tension. We shall use many means at our
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/11/2018
On Friday October 26, The European Union and the Republic of Tajikistan held their tenth Human Rights Dialogue in Dushanbe. The meeting allowed for an open and frank exchange of views on the human rights situation in Tajikistan.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to TAJIKISTAN - Publication date: 29/10/2018