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Securing universal human rights through the new EU Global Strategy (27/07/2016) Amnesty International is writing to follow up on the recent presentation of the European Union (EU) Global Strategy (EUGS) “Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe. A Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy,” June 2016 to the European Council.

Federica Mogherini
EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy

Joint NGO letter to President Tusk ahead of 18th EU-China Summit (06/07/2016) Ahead of the 18th EU-China Summit in Beijing on 12 and 13 July 2016, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), Human Rights in China (HRIC) and Amnesty International (AI) urge President Tusk to ensure that human rights remain at the centre of EU-China relations.

Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative on Foreign Policy and Vice President of the Commission (HR/VP)
Mr. Igor Driesmans, Member of Cabinet, HR/VP
Ms. Alina Butuliga, Member of Cabinet of the President of the European Council
Mr. Ellis Mathews, Head of China Division, European External Action Service (EEAS)
Ms. Joelle Hivonnet, Senior Policy Officer, China, EEAS
Ms. Friederike Tschampa, Policy Officer, Human Rights and Multilateral Diplomacy, EEAS
Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Ms. Caroline Stein, Political advisor to the EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Mr. Jo Leinen, Member of European Parliament, Chair of Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China
Council Working Groups on Asia (COASI) and Human Rights (COHOM)

Strong commitments on business and human rights must translate into meaningful ... (01/07/2016) Amnesty International welcomes the Council Conclusions on Business and Human Rights adopted by the EU Foreign Affairs Council on 20 June 2016. In particular, the organisation welcomes the emphasis placed on the need to ensure corporate respect for human rights and human rights due diligence, access to remedy, business transparency and support to human rights defenders. To be meaningful, the ...
Death Penalty facts and figures 2014 In 2014, there was an alarming rise in death sentences as governments resorted to capital ...
S.O.S. Europe: Lost to the Deep The Italian Search and Rescue operation - Mare Nostrum - which has been in existence since October ...
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