In response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country, the EU has imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation.
In response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the EU is contributing humanitarian aid, expertise, international coordination and longer-term development assistance.
The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.
The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.
EU Enlargement – State of play
The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.