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People look at destruction in  South Street Seaport  October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy made landfall.  The storm left large parts of New York City without power and transportation © AFP

Statement by Commissioner Georgieva on the passage of Hurricane Sandy through the US east coast

30/10/2012 - I am following with concern the devastating passage of Hurricane Sandy through the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Virginia in the United States (...)

The European Commission monitors closely the passage of Hurricane Sandy

28/10/2012 - Today Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva issued a joint statement with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (...)

Commissioner Georgieva in Berlin addressing threats at home and abroad

23/10/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in Berlin today, where she is underlining the importance of EU-wide civil protection cooperation on dangerous materials (...)

Commissioner Georgieva attends the European Development Days (EDD)

16/10/2012 - The seventh edition of the European Development Days (EDD) will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 16 and 17 October 2012 (...)

The European Union has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2012

12/10/2012 - Today, the European Union has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2012. For over six decades it has contributed to the (...)

€30 million boosts resilience through emergency aid in the Horn of Africa

11/10/2012 - The European Commission is increasing by €30 million its aid to (...)

Supporting resilience at the Sendai Dialogue

10/10/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in Sendai, Japan, to present the EU's new strategy on building resilience and making vulnerable populations better able to cope with natural disasters (...)

Stockholm visit to consult with government and NGOs on disaster response, resilience and Syria

04/10/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in the Swedish capital today on a one-day visit to meet government ministers and NGOs for a round of (...)

EU puts resilience at the heart of its work on fighting hunger and poverty

03/10/2012 - Today the European Commissioners for Development and Humanitarian Aid – Andris Piebalgs and (...)

More European aid for the victims of humanitarian crises in Bangladesh and Pakistan

01/10/2012 - The European Commission is providing new funding of €4 million for emergency aid to the (...)