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Commissioner Georgieva in Vienna to meet Austrian Government and humanitarian community

Franz Kueberl , Caritas Austria President, Kristalina Georgieva, Michael Landau, Caritas Vienna Director, and Thomas Stelzer, UN Under secretary-general (c) EU
31/05/2012  - 

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva arrives in the Austrian capital today for a two-day visit. On day one she will meet members of the Austrian Parliament, the Foreign Minister and Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger and members of the NGO platform 'Global Responsibility'.

Later she will take part in a panel discussion at the Institute of Human Sciences on the subject of 'A more fragile world coming your way: the EU's role in addressing disasters and crises in Europe and Abroad'.

During her second day in Vienna, Commissioner Georgieva will meet the Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner to discuss civil protection cooperation. She will also participate in the Caritas Congress 'Future without Hunger', where she will discuss food and nutrition security. You can watch the congress proceedings online here.