The Council adopted conclusions approving the EU human rights guidelines on non-discrimination in external action. The Council reaffirms the EU’s commitment to the purposes and principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that applies to all human beings without distinction of any kind. The Council recalls that the Treaty on the European Union establishes that the action of the Union on the international scene shall be guided by the principles of democracy, the rule of law, the universality and indivisibility of human rights and fundamental freedoms, respect for human dignity, the principles of equality and solidarity and respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and international law. Read more here.
Source: Council of the European Union