Council reaffirms EU’s commitment to promote and protect #HumanRights

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The EU has stated its resolute aim to keep human rights in the spotlight today (17 October) – the Foreign Affairs Council discussed the EU policy on human rights and on how to best promote them in bilateral and multilateral contexts.

The Council reaffirmed the EU’s commitment to promoting and protecting human rights everywhere in the world.

The Council adopted conclusions on the mid-term review of the action plan on human rights and democracy. It also adopted its annual report on human rights and democracy in the world (2016).

Council conclusions on mid-term review of the action plan on human rights and democracy 

Annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2016 

Protection and promotion of human rights (background information)

Human rights and democracy

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