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Protecting safety of journalists, media freedom and pluralism: stakeholders invited to share their views
The UN Human Rights Regional Office for Europe invites all interested stakeholders to respond to the call for submissions by 15/01/22. Submissions will feed an upcoming report of the UN expert on freedom of opinion and expression, who will focus on opportunities, challenges and threats to media in the digital age
18-12-2021
Anchoring the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in human rights
As the EU develops a framework for the digital space, the right balances should be struck. Read some key messages for anchoring the EU Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in human rights.
09-12-2021
EU and OHCHR hold first strategic dialogue on human rights
BRUSSELS (13 October 2021) - The EU and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) held their first Strategic Dialogue yesterday in Brussels.
13-10-2021
Ten points to guide the establishment of an independent and effective national border monitoring mechanism in Greece
Effective and independent monitoring protects people whose fundamental rights may be at risk. It also protects the State and its institutions by providing unbiased and neutral reporting, thus strengthening its accountability and enhancing public trust.
14-09-2021
European Platform on Combating Homelessness: The way forward on homelessness in the EU
While homelessness is certainly not a new phenomenon, the inequalities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic in access to housing, in physical and mental health, and in the area of work can no longer be ignored.
16-06-2021
Joint statement in support of the Office of the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights
Joint statement in support of the Office of the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights
14-05-2021
Dignity for All: Realizing Social Rights in the EU
UN Human Rights Europe in its new publication pleads for a human rights-based approach to the EU’s Social Pillar Action Plan.
01-03-2021
Internship during the COVID-19 pandemic: Louis Ducarme
During the Covid-19 pandemic, remote work became the new normal, and so did virtual internships. Louis Ducarme, a 30-year-old law graduate from Belgium specialized in EU Law started his internship with the Regional Office for Europe in Brussels in March, just two weeks before the country and the regional office went into full lockdown.
04-01-2021