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Syrian crisis: EU pledges €100 million for humanitarian aid

29/01/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva received France's Minister of Interior Manuel Valls at the European Commission. Discussing civil protection(...)

Kristalina Georgieva

Commissioner Georgieva and French Interior Minister Valls discuss European cooperation in civil protection

29/01/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva received France's Minister of Interior Manuel Valls at the European Commission. Discussing civil protection(...)

Photo from last visit to Malian refugee camp in Burkina Faso - © EC/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie

Commissioner Georgieva travels to Burkina Faso together with French Deputy Minister for Development

24/01/2013 - After visiting Bamako to get first-hand information about the humanitarian situation in Mali, Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is travelling to Burkina Faso(...)

Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and Blaise Compaoré, President of Burkina Faso © EU

The European Commission increases its relief aid in Mali

08/12/2012 - The European Commission will be increasing its humanitarian response to the crisis in Mali by €20 million, bringing total contribution up to €101 million for 2012. Kristalina Georgieva, currently visiting the region (...)

Making resilience a big issue in the Sahel

06/12/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is attending the Sahel and West Africa Week in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where she will join regional policymakers and international stakeholders for the launch of AGIR (...)

Commissioners Georgieva and Piebalgs call high-level meeting on Sahel food crisis

15/06/2012 - The hunger crisis in the Sahel is expected to peak in the weeks to come, threatening 18 million people across (...)

Kristalina Georgieva speaking at  the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security © TheChicagoCouncil

Launching "The New Alliance" to lift 50 million Africans out of poverty over the next decade

18/05/2012 - Food security is a key theme of the G8 summit taking place in Camp David this weekend. Commissioner Georgieva is in Washington to (...)

The European Commission and UNICEF help more hunger-affected children in the Sahel

02/05/2012 - The European Commission has made two separate donations, worth €16.5 million, to UNICEF to provide treatment for children suffering from severe acute malnutrition due to (...)

Find out how the European Commission is helping in hunger-stricken Sahel

16/04/2012 - Both recurrent and acute, the food emergency in Africa's Sahel region requires both an immediate response to help those affected, and a long-term strategy that reduces the chronic risk of food insecurity and strengthens resilience. (...)

Commissioner Georgieva visiting a joint EU-WFP project in Chad © EU

The European Commission and World Food Programme join forces against looming Sahel crisis

15/02/2012 - The European Commission and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will scale up joint efforts to fight the threat of hunger to women and children when they sign an agreement designating €30 million to humanitarian assistance in the Sahel. (...)

Meeting on food crisis and malnutrition in the Sahel © EU

Humanitarian assistance mobilised to respond to the looming food crisis in the Sahel

08/02/2012 - The European Commission is scaling up its humanitarian assistance to the Sahel region of West Africa (...)

Prince of Wales meets Commissioner Georgieva in Brussels

Commissioner Georgieva and her colleagues discuss sustainable development with the Prince of Wales

09/02/2011 - HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, was in Brussels to discuss with a group of EU Commissioners how economic progress and tackling climate change can be addressed simultaneously. During the meeting, Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva gave an overview of the rise in both intensity and frequency of disasters (...)

Commissioner Georgieva and Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoichkov team up to fight hunger and promote humanitarian work

Commissioner Georgieva and Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoichkov team up to fight hunger and promote humanitarian work

07/02/2011 - Commitment, team spirit and perseverance are required for both football and providing relief to the victims of crises. Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva was therefore very happy to meet one of Europe’s top football players of the past two decades - Hristo Stoichkov. (...)

Commissioner Georgieva at the press conference in Brussels © EU

Commissioner Georgieva announces the allocation of €24 million for humanitarian aid purposes in Sahel

02/06/2010 - The Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, has announced today in a press conference the Commission's decision to allocate an additional €24 million to be used in assisting over seven million vulnerable people affected by the food crisis in Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso and northern Nigeria. The new funds will permit the financing of more operations in the nutrition and health sectors. This includes blanket supplementary feeding programmes, screening and treatment of acute malnutrition of children, free access to health services for emergency cases and mobile health services for pastoralist population (...)