20th Civil Society Forum: Reflections on the Global Human Rights Environment

Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, 20th Civil Society Forum “Reflections on the Global Human Rights Environment” Keynote Address by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Wednesday 27 April 2022 Watch the video recording here (12.00-27.30) CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   Minister, Ambassadors Byrne-Nason and Gaffey, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Firstly, I want…

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71st session of African Commission for Human and People’s Rights 

Opening Remarks at Public Session of 71st Ordinary Session of the African Commission for Human and People’s Rights  Delivered by EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore 21 April 2022 Madame Chairperson, Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs of The Gambia, Honourable Commissioner Bankole Adeoye, Honourable Members of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’…

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Media Freedom – Uganda Media Challenge Initiative

Remarks by EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore – Event on Media Freedom Venue: Media Challenge Initiative, Kampala   Watch the full video recording here.   Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, Thank you all for the warm welcome to the home of the Media Challenge Initiative this afternoon. It is a great pleasure…

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HRC49 Side Event: Protecting Women Human Rights Defenders Online

49th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC49) EU – US Trade and Technology Council Side Event: ‘Protecting Women Human Rights Defenders Online’ Remarks by the EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Tuesday 29 March 2022   Watch the video recording here. CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   Madam Moderator, Acting Assistant Secretary Peterson, Permanent Representative…

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European Humanitarian Forum

Ministerial Session – Improving compliance with international humanitarian law to safeguard the humanitarian space European Humanitarian Forum, 21 March 2022, 17:45-19:00 Intervention of the EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore   Minister Le Drian, Commissioner Lernačič, Ministers. I want to thank the French Presidency and the European Commission for organising this important and…

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Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM): Human Rights and Climate Change

21st Informal ASEM [Asia-Europe Meeting] Seminar on Human Rights ‘Human Rights and Climate Change: Defining opportunities and prospects for joint action in Asia and Europe’ Remarks by Eamon Gilmore at the Closing Discussion Friday 18 March 2022   Watch the video recording here. CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   It is a privilege to be have been…

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DROI Subcommittee on Human Rights

European Parliament DROI Subcommittee on Human Rights Exchanges of Views with the EU Special Representative for Human Rights Opening Statement by Eamon Gilmore, 16 March 2022   Watch the video recording here. Thank you Madame Chairperson, Members [of the European Parliament] It is great to be back with you again, in person. It has been…

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HRC49 Side Event: The Human Rights Impact of Climate Change

49th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC49) side event: ‘The Human Rights impact of Climate Change: An international and local challenge’ Remarks by EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Monday 14 March 2022, 15.00-16.00 CET   CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   Madam President, It is a privilege to be speaking today alongside High Commissioner…

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