In many places around the world, human rights and democracy are under threat. While we combat the global pandemic, multiple challenges are mounting in particular for the most vulnerable communities. As we celebrate Human Rights Day, the EU re-commits to stand and speak out for the oppressed and those under threat, wherever they may live.
The 47th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC47) took place once again in the context of the global pandemic and was hence a timely opportunity to look at the situation of human rights in this current climate. COVID-19 not only impacts the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, but also of civil and political rights. At this session we strongly reminded that Government action needs...
The EU and UK have jointly called for today’s Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on the human rights implications of the crisis in Myanmar, a call supported by over 50 states from all regions.
To celebrate World Environment Day (5 June), the Mission of the European Union to ASEAN presents a drawing competition for youth across the ASEAN region. Express your creative ideas through a colourful drawing based on the theme “Our Planet, Our Future”.