12th May 2015, Beijing - As part of the official celebrations for the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the European Union and the People's Republic of China, the Delegation of the European Union to China, in cooperation with Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), the Embassy of the Republic of Poland and all 28 EU Member States, officially inaugurated "The EU-China Friendship Garden" in a ceremony on the BFSU campus.
The Government of Zimbabwe and the European Union today signed five financial agreements amounting to EUR 89 million under 11th European Development Fund (EDF) 2014 - 2020 National Indicative Programme (NIP) of Euro 234 million.
High Representative Federica Mogherini spoke to the UN Security Council in New York about the crisis of migrants in the Mediterranean on Monday 11th May. "We are here to share with you the urgent need to face the tragedies unfolding in the Mediterranean" she said. "We are here to act immediately and to act together. We need an exceptional response. The European Union is finally ready to take its own responsibilities: saving lives, welcoming refugees, addressing the root causes of the phenomenon, dismantling criminal organisations".