On this important occasion, the European Union delegation to PNG calls for an end to state-sanctioned capital punishment.
Today, the EU delegation to PNG joined other EU missions around the globe to recall the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Countries are reminded that the death penalty is a violation of human rights.
A number of points were raised in today’s press briefing by the EU Ambassador to PNG.
First and foremost, Ambassador Ioannis Giogkarakis-Argyropoulos said capital punishment is an irreversible act.