International

VENICE SCHOOL OF HUMAN RIGHTS in partnership with the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT call for immediate release of Sakharov laureate Nasrin Sotoudeh

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Fellow human rights defenders now gathered in Venice for the Venice School of Human Rights organised by EIUC/GC in partnership with the European Parliament, stand by Ms Nasrin Sotoudeh and are united in a call for the Iranian authorities to fully respect her rights when in detention, during any legal proceedings...

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Media Partnership with ACT Responsible: public vote #YouCannesBeACTive

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ACT responsible organises an exhibition that gathers the best campaigns and initiatives around social and environmental issues showcasing the good work of agencies worldwide and celebrating the role and impact of the industry on crucial issues such as the fight against poverty and exclusion, prevention of diseases, fight against global warming, defence of human rights and protection of biodiversity… For this 17th edition, the exhibition will be held at the heart of the Cannes Festival in the Debussy Foyer, 18 - 22 June 2018, with the support of the Cannes Lions organising committee. The event will last all week long offering a space to discuss and raise awareness on the crucial role and responsibility of the industry.

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Lorenzo Natali Media Prize Ceremony at the #EDD18

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Launched in 1992, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize has been established with the purpose to award journalists for their exceptional work covering development. This initiative illustrates the EU’s commitment to support  media freedom and pluralism as well as development cooperation...

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Interview with Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, during the European Development Days

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During the European Development Days, our Press Office had the opportunity to ask to the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani to share his impressions about the #EDD18 and, most importantly, about issues concerning Human Rights...

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The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court at 20: Achievements, Challenges, and the EU’s Contribution to Accountability and Justice

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Diplomatic Conference, Leuven, 1 June 2018
The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. While much has been achieved, the ICC has had to – and still does – face several major challenges. Nevertheless, thanks to the support of various States Parties and international actors, including the European Union (EU), the ICC continues to make an essential contribution in the fight against impunity.

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