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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Fighting COVID-19 is a battle for human rights EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore 14 April 2020, Brussels   “The inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family” are among the opening words of the Universal Declaration of human rights, adopted just over 70 years ago.…

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International Conference in Doha “Social Media: Challenges and Ways to Promote Freedoms and Protect Activists” EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Opening Remarks 16 February 2020   Ministers, Excellencies, distinguished guests and speakers, Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It is a great honour to speak on behalf of the European Union at the…

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21st EU-NGO Forum 2019 Human Rights: Building a Fair Environmental Future EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Opening Remarks “The interdependence of Human Rights and the Environment” 3 December 2019     Good morning everyone. It is a great pleasure to be with you today to open this 21st Forum, which is my…

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Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe –CCBE Plenary Session, Brussels  EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore “The Universality of the Rule of Law” 29 November 2019   Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is a great pleasure to with you here today at your Plenary Session. Thank you for the invitation.…

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The sixth EU-South Africa Structured Dialogue Forum on Human Rights took place on Tuesday 26th of November 2019 in Brussels. As Strategic Partners, South Africa and the European Union, share a commitment to democracy, human rights, good governance, tolerance and respect for the rule of law. Our cooperation at bilateral, regional and multilateral levels aims…

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8th November, Dublin Good afternoon everyone. It is a great pleasure to be with you here today. Thank you for the invitation. The study before us today is a welcome contribution to the operationalisation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, on how compliance of the Principles is working at a very…

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21 October 2019, Banjul Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, Isatou Touray, Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Honourable Soyata Maiga, Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Honourable Justice Oré, President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Honourable Goitseone Nanikie Nkwe, Chairperson of the African Committee…

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