Today the High Representative, Mogherini, released a declaration on behalf of all EU Member States on the illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation. Two years ago, Russia illegally annexed the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a gross violation of international law and of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Два года спустя после нелегальной аннексии Автономной Республики Крым и города Севастополь Российской Федерацией Европейский Союз по-прежнему твёрдо привержен суверенитету и территориальной целостности Украины.
Israel's decision to declare 234 hectares near Jericho in Area C of the West Bank as state land is a further step that risks undermining the viability of a future Palestinian state and therefore calls into question Israel's commitment to a two-state solution. While this decision had already been announced on 25 January, it now appears that the land being seized has been considerably expanded. Any decision that could enable further settlement expansion, which is illegal under international law and an obstacle to peace, will only drive the parties to the conflict even further apart.
The European Union (EU) has officially commissioned a Ksh 90.8 million (800,000 Euros) project in West Pokot County that will benefit more than 135,000 people. The ‘Advocacy, System Strengthening and Capacity Enhancement for Nutrition Transformation’ (ASCENT) project covers November 2015 and May 2018.
Today High Representative Federica Mogherini met with alumni of the Erasmus + programme, the EU exchange programme for students from around the world, to discuss the priorities for the EU's Global Strategy for foreign and security policy.Mogherini – an Erasmus alumna herself – explained the new Strategy will focus on "human security" in times of great uncertainty and change: it will address traditional security issues but also development, human mobility, climate change and human rights.
The Director General of the Directorate-General for Fisheries in the European Commission (DG MARE), Mr Joao Aguiar Machado had bilateral meetings in Rome on 17 March, with Mr Arni Mathiesen, FAO Assistant Director-General of the Fisheries Department and his team.