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Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, met in Tokyo on 29 May 2015 for the 23rd Summit between Japan and the European Union (EU).

The main expected results of the project implementation are the following: power consumption reduced for the public electric transport system's own needs by about 10% that will assist the general CO2 emmissions reduction; the electric public transport of Kramatorsk operational capacity is secured.

Two years after the adoption of the EU Cybersecurity Strategy the Second High-level Conference on 28 May provided an overview of the state of play of the implementation of the main priorities of the Strategy and showcased highlights of its main actions.


The EU has been supporting Burundi in its efforts to entrench democracy since the Arusha Agreements put an end to years of civil war and lay the foundations for a new era.


Depuis la signature des accords d'Arusha, qui ont mis fin à des années de guerre civile et jeté les bases d'une ère nouvelle, l'UE n'a cessé de soutenir les efforts déployés par le Burundi pour consolider la démocratie. Les élections législatives et présidentielle qui doivent se tenir cette année marquent une étape importante du processus de démocratisation du pays.



On 27 May Nebraska became the 19th State in the United States to repeal the death penalty.

This is a historic step by the Nebraska Legislature, while the worldwide movement towards the abolition of capital punishment continues to grow.

The European Union opposes the death penalty and will continue - in all international fora - to promote and support the abolition of such cruel punishment, for the enhancement of human dignity.


Le 27 mai, le Nebraska est devenu le dix-neuvième État des États-Unis à abolir la peine de mort.

C'est là une mesure historique qu'ont prise les élus du Nebraska, alors que le mouvement abolitionniste continue de gagner en importance de par le monde.