India, EU renew commitment to protect and promote human rights

The meeting was co-chaired by Joint Secretary for Europe West for India, Sandeep Chakravorty, and the Ambassador of the European Union to India, Ugo Astuto.

India, EU renew commitment to protect and promote human rights

The 10th round of India-EU (European Union) Human Rights Dialogue was held on July 15, 2022 in New Delhi. Both sides discussed wide range of human rights issues and expressed their commitment to upholding all human rights, multilateralism and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which will be discussed at the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva later this year.

According to a joint statement, both sides agreed on safeguarding the interests of minorities and also ensuring the freedom and independence of human rights defenders and journalists.