|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union|
Set of conclusions adopted during a meeting of the Council of the European Union on 22 February 2021, reaffirming the European Union's commitment to human rights in the context of the recovery from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
These conclusions acknowledge the negative impact of the pandemic and its socio-economic consequences on human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The EU therefore defends a socio-economic response to pandemic with human rights at its core, reaffirming a key element of its reaction to the EU Action Plan for Human Rights and Democracy 2020-2024.
The Council also defends that EU action should be guided by international agreements and strategies on climate change and sustainable development in the aftermath of the pandemic. It acknowledges the role played by members of Team Europe, as part of the global EU response to COVID-19.
|Subject Categories||Values and Beliefs|
|Subject Tags||Democracy, Fundamental | Human Rights, Rule of Law|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|