24 April 2014, Brussels - The High Representative of the EU, Catherine Ashton, noted today:
"All parties to the Joint Geneva Statement on Ukraine of 17 April must ensure that its terms are fully implemented, including by using their leverage on illegal armed groups to stop violence and provocation and to make them hand in their arms."
23 April 2014, Brasilia/Brussels - The EU, represented by European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes and EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, is to participate at high level in “NETmundial: the Global Multi-stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Gorvernance”, Sao Paulo on 23-24 April. Neelie Kroes is a member of the High Level committee of NETmundial and has contributed to the preparation of the Conference document.
14 April 2014, Brussels - A unique new web tool, EU Aid Explorer covers the activities of different donors and offers quick answers to questions such as how much aid the EU gave or in which sectors EU member states worked in a given year. By making data easily accessible, countries, beneficiaries, EU citizens and implementing partners can examine the use of donor funds; and donors themselves can improve coordination and effectiveness.