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23/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on events in Canada on 22 October 2014 pdf - 424 KB [424 KB]

We strongly condemn the attack that occurred in Ottawa on 22 October that resulted in the death of a Canadian service member. We express our deep sympathy and offer our sincere condolences to the victims of this attack and to their families.

23/10/14 - European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million

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...

23/10/14 - Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees

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.