29 April 2015, Brussels - EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is travelling to Nepal today following the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April. He is traveling together with the United Nations Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos, responsible for the international coordination of the humanitarian response.
The EU crisis management chief will join humanitarian aid and civil protection experts from the European Union who are deployed to Nepal to assess the needs and coordinate with international partners.
28 April 2015, New York - Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference at the United Nations Security Council. Following her statement at the NPT Review Conference, the HRVP spoke about the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, the Iran nuclear talks, stability in the Middle East and the joint cooperation with EU Member States and partners. She also took questions from journalists.
3 May 2015, Brussels – Today we celebrate UNESCO World Press Freedom Day. Free, diverse and independent media are essential in any democratic society because without freedom of expression and media, an informed, active and engaged citizenry is impossible. That's why press freedom is a pillar of any society, it has to be promoted and can't never be given for granted. It's thanks to the courage of many journalists that a word often neglected still has a meaning: truth.