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HUMAN RIGHTS MUST BE AT CENTRE OF DISCUSSIONS ON AFGHANISTAN’S FUTURE (20/09/2016) I look forward to seeing you again at the end of this month to discuss EU migration compacts. On this occasion, I am writing to you ahead of the Brussels Donor Conference on Afghanistan (BCA) 4-5 October 2016, to urge the European Union (EU), as a key donor and partner to Afghanistan, to ensure that human rights are front and centre of any discussions on the future of the country to prevent a ...

Federica Mogherini
High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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)

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