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Together to serve humanity: the Commission meets humanitarian partners

Three humanitarian workers talking together © EU
17/10/2011  - 

The European Commission will meet with its humanitarian partners to discuss common priorities and challenges. On 18 and 19 October, more than 350 participants from 200 organisations are expected in Brussels for the annual Partners Conference, organised for the fourth year in a row by the Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Directorate General (ECHO).

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva will welcome the participants and will join in the discussion on working together for solidarity in Europe and helping the victims of emergencies.

To find out more about the Commission's partnership with the world's top humanitarian professionals, and to learn more about how the Commission tackles increasingly complex challenges, watch the first part of the conference online on Tuesday 18 October from 9.15am to 12.45 - it will be streamed online in real time http://webcast.ec.europa.eu/eutv/portal/index.html.