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Commissioner Georgieva discusses disaster risk management in Rotterdam

Commissioner Georgieva discusses disaster risk management in Rotterdam
10/02/2014  - 

Kristalina Georgieva is in the Netherlands today, taking part in the International Conference on National Safety and Security.

Visiting the country which is so well-known for its relentless work on water management and flood prevention, the Commissioner will talk about the economic rationale for disaster management, the contribution of the private sector on policies in this area and the work of the European Commission on taking forward the agenda of preparedness and prevention.

At the event in Rotterdam, Commissioner Georgieva will meet with the Dutch Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten and the State Secretary to the Swedish Minister of Defence, Carl von der Esch.