International Conference on the Future of Human Rights

International Conference on the Future of Human Rights and the Fight Against Impunity Organised by Fight Impunity Organisation and the European Parliamentary Research Service, with the participation of No Peace without Justice Remarks by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Thursday, 16 June 2022   CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY   It is a…

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EU-Bahrain Conference: Freedom of Religion and Belief

EU-Bahrain Conference ‘Broadening the Tent: Freedom of Religion and Belief’  Closing Remarks by the EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore, Wednesday, 1 June 2022   Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. Good afternoon everyone. It is a privilege to address this conference and I regret that I could not be with you in person. I warmly welcome…

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Supporting Afghan Nationals: A Roundtable with Afghan Parliamentarians

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Parliamentarians for Global Action Roundtable ‘Supporting Afghan Nationals on the Ground and in Exile: A conversation with Afghan Parliamentarian and their counterparts’ Remarks by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Monday, 30 May 2022   Thank you very much. It is a great pleasure to be here with you today and I…

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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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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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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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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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