Latin America and the Caribbean: Approved Conclusions of the Council on EU- LAC Relations to Strengthen Cooperation
On November 21, 2023, the Council approved conclusions regarding the relations between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Human Rights 75 – Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a commitment to freedom, equality and justice for all
Human Rights 75 is an initiative created by the United Nations to reinforce the universality and indivisibility of human rights, and thus protect human dignity and individual freedoms. The event will take place on December 11 and 12 in Geneva, and will address issues relating to peace and security, development,
The most recent findings from the Global Hunger Index 2023 reveal a troubling stagnation in global efforts to eliminate hunger. This lack of progress presents significant challenges, particularly for the youth, who bear the brunt of the repercussions of a flawed food system.
Narges Mohammadi is an Iranian activist fighting for full respect of women’s rights in Iran. Arrested 13 times, sentenced five times to a total of 31 years in prison and 154 lashes, she was imprisoned again in 2021. The main face of the “Women, Life, Freedom” movement, she was awarded
Vilma Núñez de Escorcia and Monsignor Rolando José Álvarez Lagos of Nicaragua Nominated for the 2023 Sakharov Prize
On 20 September 2023, the MEPs and political groups in the European Parliament nominated Vilma Núñez de Escorcia and Monsignor Rolando José Álvarez Lagos for the 2023 Sakharov Prize. The vote to determine the three finalists will take place in October.
Latin America and the Caribbean and the European Union: towards a real renewed political partnership
Civil society proposals to strengthen the bi-regional relationship In the current context of global transformation, overlapping crises and gradual post-pandemic recovery, relations between the European Union (EU) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have the potential to promote sustainable development and advance human rights. For this to happen, civil
The 15th International Economic Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the OECD, put into perspective a new approach to relations with the EU based on sustainable development.
Act and protect the rights of the indigenous communities of Sauni As against the aggressions of the settlers
The Mayangna communities of Sauni As in Nicaragua are facing a humanitarian emergency after suffering systemic attacks from settlers who have invaded their territories. This article bears witness to the grave human rights situation experienced by indigenous people since 2015.
“The daily journey – ashore and to water – to San Mariano’s small village school is an adventure almost unimaginable to us. Every time they undertake this trip, the children expose themselves to life-threatening dangers, all for the chance to have a better future.”