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Boost in European support for the people most affected by recent violence in Eastern Congo

30/11/2012 - Responding to the urgent needs of the Congolese population, the European Commission is working with the EU budgetary authorities to increase its humanitarian aid for  (...)

Commissioner Georgieva to launch awareness campaign on urban refugees

23/11/2012 - Kristalina Georgieva will open an exhibition 'Hidden Lives: The Untold Story of Urban Refugees' on Monday 26 November from 18.00 to 20.00 at Les Halles de Saint-Géry in Brussels. The multimedia event is (...)

Fire-fighting and tackling industrial emergencies in Slovakia

23/11/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, where she will watch two demonstrations by the country's civil protection services. She will begin her visit by (...)

On Universal Children's Day, learn how Europe is helping children

20/11/2012 - Today is Universal Children's Day, marking the adoption by the United Nations of the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention of the Rights of the Child. Children are our future; and yet (...)

New aid to feed flood-stricken Bangladeshis and provide livelihood support

19/11/2012 - The European Commission is boosting its aid to the victims of major floods in Bangladesh. The Commission will give an additional €1 million for food and (...)

More aid to reach violence victims in Myanmar

16/11/2012 - The European Commission is increasing its funding for victims of the recent inter-communal violence in Rakhine state in Burma/Myanmar by €1 million (...)

Volunteering – experts gather in Cyprus

16/11/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in Nicosia for an important gathering of international experts to (...)

EU humanitarian experts zoom in on humanitarian needs in flood-hit Nigeria

15/11/2012 - The European Commission is mobilising to help get aid to Nigeria, where record floods and heavy rains have affected 7.7 million people (...)

EU Nobel Peace prize money to be given to projects for children affected by conflict

14/11/2012 - The European Commission has today formally accepted the Nobel Peace prize money on behalf of the European Union and indicated that (...)

EU Council gives green light to new Food Assistance Convention

13/11/2012 - The Council of the European Union has just adopted the new Food Assistance Convention (...)

Discussing Niger's future with President Issoufou Mahamadou

13/11/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva continues her visit to Paris this morning when she meets Niger's President Issoufou Madamadou at a development conference on Niger's future (...)

Commissioner Georgieva meets French Government ministers in Paris

12/11/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Paris today. She will hold talks with Development Minister Pascal Canfin. (...)

The Commission helps boost civil protection in the Euro-Mediterranean region

08/11/2012 - A new civil protection programme in the Mediterranean region will build on the success of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional Programme for the Prevention, Preparedness and Response to natural and man-made Disasters (...)

European emergency aid to help Cuba and Haiti recover from Hurricane Sandy

08/11/2012 - In response to serious damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the European Commission is giving €6 million to those worst-hit in the Caribbean for immediate relief (...)

Commissioners Georgieva and Piebalgs meet Dr Mukwege from the Panzi hospital in DRC

06/11/2012 - Kristalina Georgieva and her colleague, EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, today met Dr Denis Mukwege (...)

Commissioner Georgieva's statement on the release of humanitarian workers in Niger

05/11/2012 - It was with great relief and joy that I received news that five humanitarian workers taken captive three weeks ago in Niger have now been reunited with their families (...)