Representation in Ireland

Friday 16 April: The EU and Human Rights - with EU Special Representative, Eamon Gilmore


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The European Commission Representation in Ireland, in co-operation with European Movement Ireland, is hosting an online event on “The EU and Human Rights,” with the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore.

16/04/2021 - 10:30 to 11:30

Eamon Gilmore has been the EU Special Representative for Human Rights since March 2019 and was recently re-appointed for a second two-year term. The tasks of the Special Representative for Human Rights are to enhance the effectiveness and visibility of EU human rights policy. He is the former Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has also served as the EU Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia.

Eamon Gilmore will give a keynote address on his role as the EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights and on the EU’s role in the protection and promotion of Human Rights. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience. Questions may be submitted, including in advance, to

The event will be moderated by Andy Klom, Acting Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland.

Further information on how to join the online event will be circulated to registered attendees the day before the event.

Prior Registration via this link is essential.