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Humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis: EU Commissioner convenes donors, Syria's neighbours and aid agencies

26/09/2012 - As a major donor during the Syrian crisis and a leading advocate on behalf of affected civilians and aid organisations, (...)

Commissioner Georgieva calls for a change to the aid paradigm through building resilience

26/09/2012 - Resilience is crucial for building up the capacity of individuals and communities to develop, particularly at this (...)

The United Nations General Assembly brings Commissioner Georgieva to New York

24/09/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is taking part in a series of meetings and events organised within the context of the 67th session of (...)

EU Aid Volunteers: new global humanitarian initiative takes shape

19/09/2012 - The European Commission has just set out its plans to develop a global initiative that will offer some 10 000 people the (...)

Find out more about the future EU volunteer corps!

19/09/2012 - Today the European Commission reveals its plans for a global initiative that will offer some (...)

Commissioner Georgieva discusses humanitarian operations and disaster response with Russian counterparts

18/09/2012 - – Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Moscow, holding high-level meetings at EMERCOM(...)

Commissioner Georgieva in Moldova to discuss closer cooperation on disaster management

16/09/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is paying her first visit to Chisinau today and tomorrow, aiming to further(...)

Additional EU support to reach Syrian refugees in Jordan

14/09/2012 - The authorities in Jordan have officially requested urgent assistance through the European Commission's Monitoring and (...)

Commissioner Georgieva meets with UNICEF Executive Board

11/09/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in New York today, where she is addressing the Executive Board of UNICEF. She is the first EU(...)

Worsening crisis in Syria: European Commission increases its emergency aid

07/09/2012 - The European Commission is preparing to release an additional €50 million in humanitarian funding to help Syrian civilians caught up in the country's crisis (...)

EU Civil Protection Mechanism supports Portugal to fight forest fires

03/09/2012 - The European Commission is supporting the efforts to tackle the serious forest fires in Portugal. The authorities in Lisbon requested (...)