EUSR for Human Rights Visits Pakistan

EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore visits Pakistan Press Release published by the EU Delegation to Pakistan Islamabad, 28 February 2022: The EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore concluded his three-day Pakistan visit on Thursday. During the tour, Mr Gilmore held wide-ranging meeting with the Pakistan government officials, civil society representatives,…

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Centrality of Human Rights in EU Foreign Policy – Pakistan

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad Lecture on the Centrality of Human Rights in EU Foreign Policy By the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore 23 February 2022, Islamabad, Pakistan   Watch the recording of the speech and the Q&A with audience here Thank you very much for the warm introduction. Thank you…

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Belarus: Next steps toward accountability at the Human Rights Council

Pre-recorded speech delivered by Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights at the UN Human Rights Council 49 side event  Excellences, ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to join you virtually today for this important discussion on the next steps towards ensuring accountability for human rights violations committed in Belarus since the 1st…

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8th Meeting of the Istanbul Process

Opening Remarks to the 8th Meeting of the Istanbul Process EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Online event, 16 February 2022   Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning Everyone, I want to thank the Government of Pakistan for hosting the 8th Meeting of the Istanbul Process and for inviting me to deliver some welcoming remarks…

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Safe Living Environments for Girls and Women

Safe Living Environments for Girls and Women The EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy Calls us to Promote Girls’ and Women’s Rights: ‘How can we support the promotion of girls’ and women’s rights in accordance with the EU Action Plan?’ Remarks by EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Online event, 3 February 2022…

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The European Union stands with the peoples of Myanmar

A year has passed since the military snatched democracy out of the hands of people in Myanmar. Since the military coup, which overthrew the civilian government and disbanded the democratically elected Parliament, there has been a continuing escalation of violence targeting journalists, human rights defenders, Rohingya and other ethnic and religious minorities, women and children.…

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Reflections on Digital Future – Concluding Remarks

  “From Geneva: reflections on digital future”  Part II: From Geneva: Reflection on Digital Future – concluding remarks EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Online event, 15 December 2021, 17:00-17:30         Thank you very much, Lotte. Good afternoon from Brussels. I want to thank you and thank the EU Delegation in Geneva,…

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RTE Radio 1 Interview – Belarus Jails Opposition Leader’s Husband for 18 Years

RTE Radio 1 Interview EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Belarus Jails Opposition Leader’s Husband for 18 Years 14 December 2021   Franak Viacorka, Senior Advisor to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya & Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights and former Tánaiste and Labour Party Leader Available here: https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/clips/22041553/

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Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence – Opening Statement

  Oireachtas Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence Opening Statement by Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights and EU Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia Tuesday, December 14th, 2021   Chairperson, Deputies, Senators, Thank you for inviting me to your meeting today, to discuss with you, the two mandates which…

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