Human Rights: Publications

The EU and human rights at the UN: 2011 review

Richard Gowan - 19 September, 2011

The UN is becoming multipolar, and the EU should take better advantage

The EU and human rights at the UN: 2010 review

Dorothy Connell, Richard Gowan - 21 September, 2010

Europe has lost support for its human rights positions at the UN

Can the EU rebuild failing states? A review of Europe’s civilian capacities.

Richard Gowan, Daniel Korski - 15 October, 2009

Have broken promises and treating Afghanistan, DR Congo and Iraq left the EU without the capacity to prevent fragile states from failing?

The EU and human rights at the UN: 2009 annual review

Richard Gowan - 10 September, 2009

The EU?s ongoing loss of influence at the UN is putting lives at risk, argues the author of ECFR's latest paper.

Promoting democracy abroad - the EU’s record

Anthony Dworkin - 15 December, 2008

In a joint research project with FRIDE, ECFR looks at the EU?s record in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Ukraine, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco.

Is the EU a global force for human rights?

Richard Gowan - 17 September, 2008

The EU's leverage to promote human rights through the UN has dramatically declined over the last decade, our exclusive report