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Commissioner Georgieva in Vienna to meet Austrian Government and humanitarian community

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 (...)

Republic of Moldova signs civil protection Administrative Arrangement

30/05/2012 - The Republic of Moldova today becomes the third country from the Eastern Neighbourhood to sign a civil protection cooperation Administrative Arrangement between the Emergency Situations Service of (...)

Celebrating the Day of Slavonic alphabet and culture in Brussels

24/05/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is organising, together with Bulgaria's Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov, celebrations in Brussels on 24 May to mark the Day of Slavonic Literacy and Culture. The series of events, (...)

Yemen: the Commission gives millions more to fight growing hunger crisis

21/05/2012 - The European Commission is boosting its humanitarian aid to Yemen by €5 million in response to a rapidly developing food crisis. Malnutrition rates in parts of the country are among the highest in the world. (...)

Kristalina Georgieva speaking at  the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security © TheChicagoCouncil

Launching "The New Alliance" to lift 50 million Africans out of poverty over the next decade

18/05/2012 - Food security is a key theme of the G8 summit taking place in Camp David this weekend. Commissioner Georgieva is in Washington to (...)

Preventing, managing and responding to crises: Commissioner Georgieva at the Sofia Security Forum

17/05/2012 - How should we protect citizens from disasters caused by nature and men? How should we organise Europe's disaster response capacities in a coherent, efficient and cost-effective way? And how can we prevent crises from happening in the first place? (...)

Commissioner Georgieva welcomes new Executive Director of the World Food Programme

11/05/2012 - Kristalina Georgieva is today receiving Ertharin Cousin, the newly appointed Executive Director of the World Food Programme. (...)

Commissioner Georgieva celebrates Europe Day in Sofia, Bulgaria

09/05/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is joining today's celebrations for Europe Day in Sofia, Bulgaria. (...)

The European Commission and UNICEF help more hunger-affected children in the Sahel

02/05/2012 - The European Commission has made two separate donations, worth €16.5 million, to UNICEF to provide treatment for children suffering from severe acute malnutrition due to (...)