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New website gives easy access to aid data
New website gives easy access to aid data

14/04/2014

The Commission is launching a new web tool that gives easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world. (...)

Ebola in West Africa: EU increases aid - © EC/ECHO
Ebola in West Africa: EU increases aid

11/04/2014

The European Commission is stepping up its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and assist those affected by the deadly virus which has claimed more than 110 lives in Guinea and Liberia in recent weeks.(...)

Commissioner Georgieva heads to Washington DC for World Bank Spring Meetings
Commissioner Georgieva heads to Washington DC for World Bank Spring Meetings

10/04/2014

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is attending the annual Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. (...)

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  • 18/03/2014 -
    "Le retour à la terre, cohésion territoriale et souveraineté alimentaire", European Parliament event
  • 25/03/2014 -
    Women in Aid pdf - 90 KB [90 KB]
    DIHAD (Dubai International Humanitarian aid and development Conference and Exhibition)
    I want to thank the organizers for inviting me, but also for inviting me in the year when the topic of discussion is women and aid. For us in Europe, both women and aid are very important on their own merit.
  • 31/03/2014 -
    Monsieur le Ministre, let me congratulate you on the timing and programme of today's conference. I participated in the first Conférence nationale humanitaire, in 2011. Much of what we discussed at the time remains valid. But the environment in which humanitarians operate has evolved further.
  • 10/03/2014 -
    Let me first thank the organizers for inviting me to take part in the commemoration of the victims and the heroes of the Great East Japan Earthquake. There is no better way to do it but through own collective efforts to build more resilient societies.

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Why we need to think again about how we deal with humanitarian crises19 Mar 2014

2013 saw some of the worst humanitarian crises in living memory. As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year the refugee crisis it has generated in the region has become the greatest humanitarian challenge in a generation. In Central African Republic and South Sudan, existing deep-rooted humanitarian problems have been magnified by ongoing ethnic and […]

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