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Volunteering – experts gather in Cyprus

Kristalina Georgieva © UE
16/11/2012  - 

Commissioner Georgieva is in Nicosia for an important gathering of international experts who are exchanging views on best practices for volunteers assisting in civil protection and humanitarian interventions’.
The Commissioner will address a plenary session, at which the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus, Eleni Mavrou, will also speak.
Earlier this year, the European Commission set out its plans for the European corps of humanitarian aid volunteers – a global initiative which will offer some 10 000 people the opportunity to volunteer worldwide within humanitarian operations from 2014 to 2020.