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Human Rights

Human Rights

EU Annual Report on Human Rights and democracy in the world in 2015

 Council of European Union, 20 June 2016, 52 pages

The EU is committed to incorporating human rights in its development cooperation.

In this context, following the adoption in 2014 of the Commission Staff Working Document on a "Rights Based Approach” (RBA), encompassing all human rights for EU development cooperation.

The EU has started progressively to integrate such a rights-based approach in its development programmes.

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EU Statement – United Nations 3rd Committee: Rights of the Child

  • Ref: EUUN15-147EN
  • EU source: European Union
  • UN forum: Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs)
  • Date: 14/10/2015

Statement delivered by Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 70th UN General Assembly Third Committee Item 68: Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Children.

 

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Council Conclusions on the Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2015 - 2019

Foreign Affairs Council, 20 July 2015, 31 pages

The Council adopts a new Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for the period 2015-2019 and welcomes the Joint Communication: "Keeping human rights at the heart of the EU agenda", presented by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission.

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Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy (2015-2019)

Keeping human rights at the heart of the EU agenda

JOIN(2015) 16 final, Brussels, 28.4.2015

The purpose of the present Joint Communication by the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy is to contribute to the elaboration of a new Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for the period 2015-2019.

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