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Other Acts P6-TA-PROV(2007)0166 (25/04/2007)

Type: Acts of the European Union: European Parliament Resolution on the initiative for a universal moratorium on the death penalty

Authority: European Authorities - European Union: European Parliament

Date: 04/25/2007

Subject: After the statement read by the EU Presidency on behalf of the European Union during the fourth session of the UN Human Rights Council on 29 March 2007, the European Parliament called on the EU Member States and the EU to immediately submit - seeking the co-sponsorship of countries in other continents - a resolution for a universal moratorium on the death penalty to the current UN General Assembly. Moreover, the European Parliament called on the Council and the Commission to support all establishments of regional abolitionist coalitions.

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Death penalty

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