The EU launched the “Good Human Rights Stories Initiative”
September 28, 2018
At a high-level meeting at the UN General Assembly on 27 September, the EU together with 13 partners from all over the world launched the “Good Human Rights Stories Initiative”, a cross-regional coalition of countries to whom human rights matter.
The EU Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis said “human rights are not a romantic undertaking, they are not a ‘luxury’ but they are both an obligation to our peoples’ dignity and a central way to achieve key government priorities”. There could not be a better moment for launching the Good Human Rights Stories coalition than the year devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The participating countries include: Georgia, Tunisia, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chile, Indonesia, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Republic of Korea, The Gambia and Uruguay.