So far, more than 5 million people from all over the world have replied to a survey, called MyWorld2015, conducted both online and on paper, the preliminary results of which show that good education and better healthcare are considered to be the two main priorities to boost development.
Russia protested today (21 November) statements by the Latvian ambassador to the EU for having made comments about Russian propaganda, at a public event highlighting the priorities of the upcoming Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Russia warned the United States yesterday (20 November) against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before US Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kyiv.
The EU is not going to change its food safety legislation under the negotiation for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which means that GMOs can be marketed in the EU only once they have been authorised, and beef from the USA would be marketable in Europe only if it is hormone free, Ignacio Garcia Bercero of the European Commission told EurActiv Czech Republic.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, seen by some in Brussels and Washington as cosying up to the Kremlin, said his country would not be forced to pick one side or another in a Cold War-style standoff in Europe.
Italian Industry Minister Federica Guidi said on Wednesday (19 November) that the South Stream gas pipeline project, which was put in doubt after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, is no longer a priority.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday (19 November) that Ukraine's leaders must talk directly to separatists, and should not treat Moscow as a party to the conflict. But Ukraine's prime minister ruled out direct negotiations to end six months of conflict in the east of the country.
Now that we've marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, we realise that the problem was not solved at that time. The Kremlin is trying to build another Berlin wall, which according to their design will extend across Ukraine, Archbishop Yevstraty told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.