11th World Day against the Death Penalty
10 October 2013 - On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Conseil of Europe and the European Union reaffirm that they are resolutely against the death penalty. Please click here for the joint declaration by Catherine Ashton, European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
France is at the forefront of the fight against the death penalty. Please click here to refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the major actions undertaken.