The European Union: furthering human rights and democracy across the globe
European Union. European Commission. Directorate-General for External Relations.
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This brochure presents an overview of the EU human rights and democratisation policy, including human rights promotion in the EU’s legal system; tools and mechanisms under the Common Foreign and Security Policy (including EU human rights guidelines); the EIDHR funding (European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights) as well as key thematic issues, such as fight against death penalty, torture and impunity; rights of the child and women; racism, xenophobia and protection of minorities as well as election assistance and observation