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22/11/14 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the UN resolution Moratorium on the use of death penalty

The adoption, in the UNGA 3rd Committee yesterday, of the resolution "Moratorium on the use of death penalty" is a landmark step.

21/11/14 - High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini attends FAC Trade

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini today – for the first time in her new role and as the first High Representative – attended the Foreign Affairs Council in trade formation in line with her commitment to be fully engaged in the coordination of all EU policies that have an impact on external action.

21/11/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the release of Rosa Tuletaeva, activist in Kazakhstan

The release of Rosa Tuletaeva, labour rights activist in Kazakhstan who was imprisoned following the Zhanaozen events of 2011, is a positive step undertaken by Kazakhstan's authorities.