March 07
Trajan Shipley
22nd February 2021
External Relations & Trade Human Rights

EU priorities in UN human rights fora in 2021: Council adopts conclusions

The Council of the EU has adopted conclusions on EU priorities in UN human rights fora in 2021, reaffirming the EU’s commitment toward the respect and protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law, as well as for the support of the UN human rights system as a cornerstone of the EU’s external action.

Among others, the Council’s conclusions mention the following priorities of the EU:

to monitor and denounce human rights violations and abuses worldwide, and to support the UN Secretary General’s Call to Action on Human Rights in the context of COVID-19; to maintain its ‘unwavering support’ to the International Criminal Court and continue to call for the universal ratification of the Rome Statute. to continue to suppo

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