25 April 2015, Brussels – On Tuesday, HRVP Federica Mogherini arrives in New York to meet with key UN interlocutors and international partners. While here, she will speak at the NPT Review Conference and discuss the migration crisis in the Mediterranean.
Her trip follows Monday's visit with UNSG Ban Ki-moon and Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi aboard Navy ship San Giusto off the coast of Sicily to assess the situation and help ensure European solidarity for the efforts undertaken to save the lives of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
28 April 2015, Strasbourg – Today the European Commission set out a European Agenda on Security for the period 2015-2020 to support Member States' cooperation in tackling security threats and step up our common efforts in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime. The Agenda sets out the concrete tools and measures which will be used in this joint work to ensure security and tackle these three most pressing threats more effectively.
27 April 2015, Brussels - The EU Commission is making €3 million available in its immediate response to the vast devastation caused by the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday.
This funding comes in addition to the assistance from the Member States and the deployment of European Commission's humanitarian aid and civil protection experts to the crisis area.
This emergency aid will go towards the most urgent needs, including clean water, medicine, emergency shelter and telecommunications, in the worst affected areas.