2021 International Democracy Day: ‘Stronger together’ – Remarks

  Remarks by the EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore 2021 International Democracy Day ‘Stronger Together: Partnerships for Supporting Democracy’ 15 September 2021   Organised by the European Partnership for Democracy, Carnegie Europe, the European Endowment for Democracy, the European Network of Political Foundations, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance and the European…

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Laying down the law in times of armed conflict

Blog post       Laying down the law in times of armed conflict   By Eamon Gilmore   Today I spoke at the first public launch of the Annual Report on the EU guidelines on promoting compliance with International Humanitarian Law. My thanks to the Slovenian and Portuguese presidencies for co-hosting this event. “International…

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Challenges faced by human rights defenders and the civil society – Remarks

Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON THE GLOBAL ACTION PLAN ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND CIVIC SPACE 1 July 2021, 16:30-18:00 (Zoom) Remarks by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights Eamon Gilmore    Good afternoon or good morning to all, wherever you are connecting from. Dear moderator [Peggy Hicks,…

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