Delivering on human rights for all everywhere

About the campaign

The ‘Free and Fair Europe’ campaign asks candidates in the European Elections to uphold the founding values of the European Union : respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights.

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Ahead of the elections taking place on 23-26 May 2019, the campaign :

  • Encourages candidates to sign the Pledge for a «Free and Fair Europe» and to detail their priorities if re/elected

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  • Provides citizens with the opportunity to make an informed choice regarding candidates who have publicly committed to a Free and Fair Europe.

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The “Free and Fair Europe” campaign is developed along three key axes

to ensure democracy, human rights, international law and respect for the rule of law, which are being threatened, with attacks against human rights defenders, civil society organisations, the media and the independence of the judiciary

to promote pluralism, non-discrimination, diversity, justice, solidarity and equality; combat discrimination, inequalities and violence against women and girls; address migration by designing and implementing a fair, compassionate and efficient migration and asylum system in compliance with international human rights law

to embed human rights in all EU policies and programmes guaranteeing that complaint mechanisms are available to remedy negative impacts, including in the area of trade and investments; To ensure that the private sector respects human rights and is held to account.

  • At least one candidate has signed the pledge
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