Statement by H.E. Ambassador Girma Asmerom,
Permanent Representative of Eritrea
During the High Level Dialogue on Human Rights
12- 13 July 2016
Thank you Mr. President,
Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Human Rights can only be adequately realized in an envirornnent of peace, stability and inclusive development. Therefore holding a high-level discussion on human rights as we embark on the new phase of development initiative, the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development is timely.
The Eritrean people’s 30 years armed and political struggle for independence was a struggle for human rights and economic liberation. Therefore after independence at the top of Eritrea’s priorities have been the eradication of poverty, ensuring social justice, and building a sustainable development based society in an environment of peace and social harmony. Continue reading Statement by Ambassador Girma Asmerom During High Level Dialogue on Human Rights