IP/14/1196  23-10-2014 - Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa: it is sheltering more than 643 000 refugees.
IP/14/1194  23-10-2014 - European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million 
European Commission - Commission Press release Brussels, 23 October 2014 European The European Commission has today announced €24.4 million from the EU budget for urgently needed Ebola research. The funding will go to five projects, ranging from a large-scale clinical trial of a potential vaccine, to testing existing and novel compounds to treat...
SPEECH/14/718  23-10-2014 - Situation in Hong Kong 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton EP Plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, Hong Kong is an important partner for the EU – we share values like freedom of expression and the rule of law, and we enjoy...
SPEECH/14/717  23-10-2014 - Situation in Kobanê 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On Behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton Situation in Kobanê EP plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Mr President, Honourable Members, I am honoured to be here today on behalf of the High Representative/Vice-President Ashton to address an issue of highest concern: the...
SPEECH/14/716  23-10-2014 - Death Penalty in Pakistan and the case of Asia Bibi 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Italian Presidency On Behalf of EU High Representative/Vice-President Catherine Ashton EP Plenary Strasbourg, 22 October 2014 Honourable Chair, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Since Pakistan's transition to democracy in 2008, the EU has stepped up its engagement with Pakistan.
SPEECH/14/715  23-10-2014 - Reforms and competitiveness in the Western Balkans 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Štefan Füle European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Western Balkans 6th Ministerial conference Belgrade, 23 October 2014 Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to express my gratitude to the host for hosting us here in Belgrade in a way that...
STATEMENT/14/334  23-10-2014 - Economic governance and better connectivity: opportunities for Western Balkans 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 23 October 2014 Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle together with the Vice-President of the Commission Jyrki Katainen is attending the "Western Balkans Six" Ministerial Conference about new economic governance and better connectivity in the region.
IP/14/1193  22-10-2014 - Iraq: EU increases humanitarian assistance 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis by an additional €3 million as winter approaches and the number of civilians forced to abandon their homes continues to rise as a result of the fighting.
MEMO/14/600  21-10-2014 - The EU at the G20 summit in Brisbane: Joint letter of Presidents Barroso and Van Rompuy 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 October 2014 In a joint letter to Heads of State and Government of the European Union ahead of this week's European Council meeting, European Commission President Barroso and European Council President Van Rompuy inform about the key issues coming up for discussion at the G20...
STATEMENT/14/331  21-10-2014 - Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next week 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 21 October 2014 At today's gas talks in Brussels, Vice-President Günther H. Oettinger, built on his Berlin proposals and presented ways to secure gas supplies to Europe and the Ukraine during the winter season. Vice-President Günther H.