Keywords: Human Rights Promotion – Democracy Promotion – European Union – Financial Assistance
The present Communication relates to the thematic programme on the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide. It draws on comments received in the course of a public consultation, which was organised by the Commission. Consultations will continue for subsequent stages of programming. In cooperation with the European Parliament, the Member states and partner bodies working with the thematic programme, the Commission will also seek to promote wider reflection and debate about the European role in democracy assistance and the promotion of human rights.