Visit of Kristalina Georgieva to Cyprus

Type: Report   Reference: I-075304   Duration: 10:03:15  Lieu:
End production: 16/11/2012   First transmission: 16/11/2012
On 16 November 2012, Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, went to Nicosia where she participated with Eleni Mavrou, Cypriot Minister for the Interior and President in office of the Council, to the Workshop entitled "Best Practices on the assistance of volunteers on Civil Protection and Humanitarian Interventions".

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 General view of the meeting 00:00:15
10:00:20 Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Theodore Panayotou, Director of the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM), and Eleni Mavrou, Cypriot Minister for the Interior and President in office of the Council 00:00:04
10:00:25 Soundbite by Eleni Mavrou (in ENGLISH) saying that Citizens today are better informed than ever and this fact provides them the opportunity to be active and take the appropriate measures to protect themselves in a shorter time. 00:00:28
10:00:54 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) saying that if volunteers were a country they would have been the largest Member States because there are more than a hundred million Europeans that are volunteers. 00:00:14
10:01:09 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) saying that she is proud that the EU has created a network of Civil Protection Organisations. 00:00:15
10:01:24 Cutaway of the participants 00:00:03
10:01:27 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) saying that there are situation where there is no role for Civil Protection but in other situations the Humanitarian Intervention is effective. 00:00:32
10:02:00 Cutaway of the participants 00:00:02
10:02:03 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) saying that they can bring more actions in three areas: One: Civil Protection against natural disasters. 00:00:29
10:02:32 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) on the second area: In crisis environments they find out that they are short of conflict relief managers. 00:00:21
10:02:54 A participant taking a picture 00:00:02
10:02:56 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) on the third area: they did not drive in yet the private sector for humanitarian interventions. 00:00:10
10:03:06 Theodore Panayotou 00:00:02
10:03:09 Cutaway of the Speakers 00:00:03
10:03:13 Cutaway of hands 00:00:02
10:03:15 Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH) saying that they will not touch the operational budget because every year it is not enough. 00:00:17
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