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Friday, 01 December 2023

EPLO's successful side event for the Global Rule of Law Commission at the UN New York

The EPLO organized a side event at the United Nations headquarters in New York in 30 November to inform states about the activities and initiatives of the Global Rule of Law Commission and to explain its usefulness and program for states. The Global Rule of Law Commission was announced at the 6th Committee of the UN General Assembly in 2021 and convenes twice a year at the headquarters of the EPLO Branch in Cascais, Portugal.

Its purpose is to elaborate and promote the idea of the Rule of Law within the framework of a dialogue of civilizations and perceptions as well as the provision of know-how to States wishing to have its support in various aspects of public life.

The side event was conducted in presence of two UN Under-Secretary-Generals, Mr Miguel De Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel who addressed the event and Mr Miguel Angel Moratinos, Under-Secretary-General, High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations. The keynote speaker was the President of the Global Rule of Law Commission, Mr Giuliano Amato, former President of the Constitutional Court and former Prime Minister of the Italian Republic. The event was endorsed and supported by 14 states and was honored by the presence of a great number of esteemed participants.

tags: Global Rule of Law Commission, UN, side event