26 February 2015, New York – "We need to overcome the legacies of the war and build on the progress made since the end of the Second World War in promoting democratic values, human rights and fundamental freedoms. When it comes to commemoration, we should pay tribute to the women and men who fought for liberty and peace. They should inspire us to look forward with hope and to redouble our efforts for peace and understanding."
24 February 2015, Brussels - The fight against Ebola has moved one step closer to an effective treatment against the disease. Thanks to EU funding from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) last night announced encouraging evidence that the antiviral drug favipiravir might be an effective treatment against early Ebola disease.
19 February 2015, Washington, DC – "Europe will not give up its values. We will not give in to the terrorists’ threat. Our response will safeguard the liberties of all European citizens, be they Christians, Jews, Muslims or not believers. To do so, we will work with our communities and we are stepping up different forms of inter- faith dialogue. We will not let extremism exploit our diversities against us: diversity is our strength, diversity is who we are. Diversity is what scares them."