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Official visit of Commissioner Georgieva to Berlin

Commissioner Georgieva and Minister of the Interior, Thomas de Maizière © BMI/Hans-Joachim M. Rickel
20/05/2010  - 

As part of her tour of EU capitals, Kristalina Georgieva, the Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, visited Berlin on 20 May 2010. The Commissioner presented the new portfolio and her political and operational priorities to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Guido Westerwelle, the Minister of the Interior, Thomas de Maizière, the Minister of Defense, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Develpment, Dirk Niebel, and the Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery, Eckart von Klaeden. The Commissioner also held a working lunch with German relief organisations working with the European Commission in delivering humanitarian aid. Last but not least, she met Representatives of the Federal Agency of Technical Relief (THW).