Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, addressed today the annual EU ambassadors' conference. In his address he focused, inter alia, on relations with Ukraine and dramatic migrants' crisis faced by the EU.

Ambassador Harcourt Andrew Pretorius Tesoriere has been appointed as Head of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine. He is taking up this position at a crucial time for the Mission, when strengthening regional border security has never been more vital.

The European Union says that increasing attacks in government-held areas in eastern Ukraine violate February's cease-fire deal that was agreed in Minsk.

The European Commission disbursed a fourth tranche of 8.55 million from Budget Support Programme "Support for Border Management Sector Policy in Ukraine".

The EU continues to provide its support to much needed public prosecution reforms in Ukraine. The EU-funded project Support to Justice Sector Reforms in Ukraine is going to provide necessary funds and expertise for Ukraine-wide open competition aimed at competitive recruitment of Heads and deputy Heads of local Public Prosecution Offices (PPO).

The European Commission has today formally extended until the end of June 2016 the safety net measures for the European fruit and vegetables sector.

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency has announced the 2015 Call selection results of the Erasmus+: KA2. Capacity-building Projects in the Field of Higher Education.