Visit of Kristalina Georgieva to Burkina Faso: 06/12/2012
End production: 06/12/2012 First transmission: 07/12/2012
On 6 December 2012, Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, travelled to Burkina Faso, where she met Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso, Laurent Sedogo, Burkinabe Minister for Agriculture, Hydraulics and Fisheries, and Clémence Traoré-Somé, Burkinabe Minister for Social Action and National Solidarity.
This visit took place in the margin of Sahel and West Africa Week.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||General views of Ouagadougou (3 shots)
||Exterior view of Azalaï Hotel Independance in Ouagadougou
||Round table with Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Laurent Sedogo, Burkinabe Minister for Agriculture, Hydraulics and Fisheries, and Clémence Traoré-Somé, Burkinabe Minister for Social Action and National Solidarity (7 shots)
||Exterior view of the Presidential Palace in Ouagadougou
||National Guard outside the Presidential Palace
||Arrival of Kristalina Georgieva and handshake with Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso
||Round table with Kristalina Georgieva and Blaise Compaoré (6 shots)
||Arrival of Kristalina Georgieva at the press conference
||Cutaway of press
||Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH): We had an opportunity to discuss with the President on how this alliance can help the region to be stronger in the face of more frequent and more devastating droughts and unfortunately also floods.
||General view of the press conference
||Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH): I was very encouraged to hear from him the same aspirations to help the most vulnerable people to bring a multisector approach with focus on agricultural productivity but also help in education.
||Journalist taking notes
||Departure of Kristalina Georgieva (2 shots)