Hitting Headlines Event at the Leiden University College Lecture on international humanitarian law (IHL) and accountability for violations of IHL with focus on Myanmar  EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore 30 September 2020   Good afternoon everyone, Dear students of the Fortuna association, thank you for your kind invitation. I am very delighted…

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Defendamos la Paz International Peace Conference “The World Demands Peace” EU Special Envoy for the Colombian Peace Process, Eamon Gilmore  EU Remarks 26 September 2020 Thank you. It is an honour to join you today at this important event. I would like to start by expressing my sincere condolences to all those who have lost…

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High-level discussion at the high-level segment of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly “Participation, Human Rights and the Governance Challenge Ahead” EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore  EU Statement 25 September 2020 Thank you Assistant Secretary General, Ilze. Secretary General, High Commissioner, Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished Guests and Participants. It is a…

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High-level discussion at the high-level segment of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly “The Death Penalty and the Gender Dimension: Exploring disadvantages and systemic barriers influencing death sentences” EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore  EU Intervention 24 September 2020 I wish to thank Minister Luigi Di Maio, Minister Mamadou Tangara,  Amnesty…

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2020 Conference on Combating Hate and Discrimination Implementing Strategy and Plan of Action to address Hate and Discrimination EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore  Opening Remarks 17 September 2020 Seoul, Republic of Korea   Good morning from Brussels. Good morning to all in Seoul as well as those connected online from different parts…

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Combating discrimination is the way to restoring human dignity* Kyunghyang Daily’s interview with Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights 17 September 2020, Brussels-Seoul by Min-ji Choi and Hee-jin Ko   In an interview with Kyunghyang Daily on 17 September, Eamon Gilmore, the European Union (EU) Special Representative for Human Rights said that misunderstanding…

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Gobierno de Colombia “Two years of implementation of the Policy Peace with Legality: Commitment with Actions” EU Special Envoy for the Colombian Peace Process, Eamon Gilmore  Remarks 16 September 2020   Check against delivery! Thank you. President Duque, former Presidents González and Mujica, Under-Secretary-General Di Carlo, Emilio, Carlos, Luis…. It is an honour to join…

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Navigating Human Rights in the Digital Age* EU Institute for Security Studies’ interview with Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights 1 July 2020, Brussels by Patryk Pawlak**   Already well-known in the human rights world, Eamon Gilmore has yet to become a familiar name in the tech and cyber community, but it’s high…

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