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Commissioner Georgieva visits China

Commissioner Georgieva visits China

12/11/2013 - The Commissioner arrives in Beijing tomorrow to attend the Annual General Meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). (...)

Commissioner Georgieva in Tokyo to discuss EU-Japan cooperation in disaster management

Commissioner Georgieva in Tokyo to discuss EU-Japan cooperation in disaster management

11/11/2013 - Ahead of the upcoming EU- Japan Summit, Commissioner Georgieva is in Japan and has met Akihiro Ohta, the Japanese Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). (...)

Kristalina Georgieva

The EU and Japan to forge closer cooperation in disaster management

25/03/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva and Akihiro Ohta, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan have exchanged letters providing a framework to further enhance EU-Japan cooperation in disaster management(...)

High-level international figures focus on building disaster-resilient societies

01/07/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Japan, where she will attend a high-level international conference on large-scale natural disasters. The event focuses on building resilient societies. (...)

Kristalina Georgieva, (second from right) answers questions from Japanese reporters © EU

Commissioner Georgieva – in Tokyo – praises Japan for its impressive effort to save lives and contain disaster damage

25/03/2011 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has become the first high-level international politician to visit Japan in the aftermath of its devastating multiple disaster. Upon arrival in Tokyo, the Commissioner met with the Japanese Minister for Disaster Management Ryu Matsumoto, (...)

Departure of the Monitoring and Information Center team for Japan © EU

Commissioner Georgieva to visit disaster-stricken Japan

23/03/2011 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva will travel to Japan tomorrow, 24 March. In Tokyo, she will discuss the ongoing relief operations with the Japanese authorities and aid providers, and will oversee the logistics of European assistance being delivered to those in need. (...)

A policeman walks through rubble in the devastated town of Rikuzentakata © AFP PHOTO / Nicholas KAMM

European civil protection team leaves for Japan to coordinate European assistance following earthquake and tsunami wave

18/03/2011 - 15 European experts, from 8 member states, left for Tokyo this afternoon. They will coordinate on the ground the European humanitarian assistance to the Japanese people struggling with the consequences of a devastating earthquake and tsunami wave. (...)

A family walk through the devastated remains of Kamaishi city © EPA/ Belga

EU Civil Protection Mechanism to coordinate European assistance to Japan following double disaster

15/03/2011 - Japan has requested assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to cope with the consequences of last week's massive earthquake and tsunami wave. The request triggered immediate offers from several Member States. (...)

Floods following the tsunami in Japan © Belga

European Civil Protection Mechanism activated to help Japan cope with earthquake/tsunami destruction

11/03/2011 - At the request of Japan, the European Commission has activated the European Civil Protection Mechanism to provide assistance in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the country earlier today. Japan has requested search and rescue teams and search dogs for ongoing operations. (...)