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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Colombia Five Years After the Peace Agreement – Remarks

EU Special Envoy for the Colombia Peace Process, Eamon Gilmore Remarks at Oidhaco/European Parliament Event Colombia 5 Years after the Peace Agreement Tuesday 09 November 2021 Check against delivery   Members of the European Parliament, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish to thank Oidhaco and the European parliament for inviting me to participate in this…

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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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