Why European Union Human Rights Diplomacy Matters
The EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, will discuss the EU role and diplomacy for the advancement and promotion of human rights around the world. From Russia to China, Egypt, and Burma, and from freedom of expression and religion to the support for Human Rights Defenders, embattled NGOs and LGBTI persons, EU Human Rights diplomacy seeks to respond to the rising global challenges.
About EU Rendez-Vous: A program of the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, the EU Rendez-Vous series features senior European and American leaders discussing the 21st century’s most significant issues, from foreign policy and the global economy to energy security, human rights, and culture. Through candid and vibrant debates about the critical issues facing the transatlantic relationship today, EU Rendez-Vous events strengthen the enduring relationship between the United States, the European Union, and the EU’s Member States.