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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Safe Living Environments for Girls and Women

Safe Living Environments for Girls and Women The EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy Calls us to Promote Girls’ and Women’s Rights: ‘How can we support the promotion of girls’ and women’s rights in accordance with the EU Action Plan?’ Remarks by EUSR for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore Online event, 3 February 2022…

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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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