Imperatives for a Sustainable Solution to the Rohingya Crisis – Statement at the 76th UN General Assembly

76th session of the UN General Assembly   High Level Side Event on “Rohingya crisis: Imperatives for a Sustainable Solution” 22 September 2021, 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm (EST)   Dear Prime Minister (of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina), Dear Ministers, Dear High Commissioner (Filippo Grandi), Dear OIC Secretary-General (Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen), Dear Special Envoys (of…

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Current Challenges for International Humanitarian law – Opening Statement

Virtual event “Key-topics in current challenges for IHL” Portuguese Presidency of the Working Party on Public International Law (COJUR) Co-hosted by the ICRC   Opening statement by EUSR Gilmore 8 June 2021   Good afternoon everyone. I am delighted to be here with you today. I would like to thank the Portuguese Presidency and the…

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Promoting the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Statement

EU Disability-inclusive International Cooperation and Humanitarian Action High-level exchange for the EU Disability Intergroup, identifying recent policy developments on disability inclusion in international cooperation and humanitarian action, and highlighting priorities relevant to MEPs 26 March 2021, 11-12h30 CET EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Statement   Commissioner Dalli, Commissioner Lenarčič, Members of the…

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