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EU at the UN

The EU's commitment to effective multilateralism, with the UN at its core, is a central element of its external action. As a UN observer with enhanced status, the EU delegation coordinates with its 28 Member States to speak with one voice. The EU also works closely with the UN secretariat and its agencies, funds & programmes, partnering on a range of global issues and challenges.

Briefing on behalf of the EU High Representative/Vice President – United Nations Security Council: Non-Proliferation (Iran/JCPOA)

Since Implementation Day, important steps have been taken by all parties towards the successful implementation of the deal. In the course of this year, all JCPOA participants have fulfilled their commitments. Iran has implemented its nuclear obligations, and the UN, the EU and the US have lifted the agreed nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions.

--Ambassador Vale de Almeida

Speech by EU Special Representative for Human Rights Lambrinidis at the High Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred

Human rights must be the same for everyone, regardless of how we pray or not pray, of the colour of our opinions, or the colour of our skin.

--EU Special Representative Lambrinidis

High Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred – Press Summary

On Tuesday January 17, representatives from government, intergovernmental organizations, civil society, academia, and the private sector gathered at a High Level Forum at the United Nations to discuss ways to combat anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred.

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida

Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida. UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeLearn more about the Ambassador.

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