Visit of Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Somalian Prime Minister, to Kristalina Georgieva

Type: Visit to the Commission   Reference: I-072414   Duration: 10:00:41  Lieu:
End production: 21/02/2012   First transmission: 21/02/2012
On 21 February 2012 in Brussels, Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, met with Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Somalian Prime Minister. The EU has long supported the establishment of a peaceful and secure environment in Somalia. The EU encourages reconciliation, democracy and the development of governance structures at all levels. The critical goal is to deliver a new constitution, adopted by referendum, and to have democratically elected institutions by the end of the transitional period (2009). The EU also provides assistance to the Somali people, particularly the most vulnerable groups and aids in the reconstruction of the country. This is done by linking relief with rehabilitation and development and putting in place disaster preparedness measures. Restoring the rule of law through support of Somali-owned governance and security sector initiatives is another EU objective. Priority is given to promoting a peaceful environment in which human rights are respected and democratic institutions can develop. Providing basic social services and creating an environment for sustainable and equitable economic growth will improve the lives of the poorest and the most vulnerable groups. Gender, environment, HIV/AIDS and conflict prevention issues are mainstreamed into all issue areas. The private sector has managed to develop during the past turbulent decade and support needs to be given to ensure its continued growth.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Joint arrival of Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, Somalian Prime Minister, and Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, at the office of the Commissioner 00:00:22
10:00:27 Handshake between Abdiweli Mohamed Ali and Kristalina Georgieva 00:00:05
10:00:33 Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 00:00:07
10:00:41 Round table with Abdiweli Mohamed Ali and Kristalina Georgieva (2 shots) 00:00:12
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