Building a vision of hope: Where do we go from here? – Remarks

  Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 ‘Building a vision of hope: Where do we go from here?’ Remarks by the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore 12 October 2021          How can we build a vision of hope to address key human rights challenges as we come out of the Coronavirus…

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Regional Cooperation and Transitional Justice – Remarks

Expert workshop on transitional justice  ‘Building Blocks for Regional Cooperation on Transitional Justice’  6-7 October 2021 (virtual event)   Good morning everyone and many thanks for inviting me to this interesting event. First of all, I would like to warmly thank Ambassador Axel Kennes, Director Multilateral Affairs of the Belgian Ministry of Affairs for the…

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Continuing support for Afghan Women and Girls and their Access to Education – Remarks at the 76th UN General Assembly

Check Against Delivery   EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore, 76th session of the UN General Assembly – Virtual Ministerial-Level Side Event: ‘Safeguarding the achievements of 20 years of international engagement in Afghanistan: How to continue supporting the future of Afghan women and girls and their access to education’ 21 September 18.00 –…

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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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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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Why Truth & Justice Matter in Colombia – Remarks

EU Special Envoy Gilmore Remarks Why Truth & Justice Matter in Colombia  Webinar organised by ABColombia, Christian Aid Ireland and the Transitional Justice Institute of Ulster University 12 May 2021   Good afternoon to everyone in Europe and good morning to everyone in the Americas.  It is a pleasure to be with you today and…

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