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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 (...)

Ivorians displaced stand near a school in western Ivory Coast on March 2011 © Belga/AFP/Zoom Dosso

The European Commission doubles its humanitarian aid to victims of The Côte d'Ivoire crisis

19/04/2011 - The victims of the conflict in Côte d'Ivoire will continue to receive humanitarian assistance from the European Commission. An additional €30 million was just allocated to humanitarian aid for the population, afflicted by and fleeing violence. (...)

Ivorian refugees in Liberia at a distribution centre for emergency non-food items © EU/Koen Henckaerts

Commissioner Georgieva greatly concerned about escalating humanitarian crisis in the Côte d’Ivoire

29/03/2011 - The ongoing armed conflict in the Côte d’Ivoire is escalating by the day and already a massive humanitarian crisis. The European Commission was one of the first aid donors to provide help to those afflicted, many of whom are fleeing violence, (...)

Residents flee after clashes between soldiers and partisans of Alassane Ouattara © Belga/STRINGER

The European Commission boosts humanitarian aid for victims of Côte d'Ivoire crisis

17/03/2011 - With the crisis in the Côte d'Ivoire worsening by the day, Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva announced a five-fold increase in EU humanitarian aid to the victims of mounting violence. Topping up the emergency assistance allocated in December, the European Commission will now provide another €25 million (...)

Worker opening bags to prepare rations for distribution © EU/ECHO

Commission allocates urgent assistance to victims of violence in the Côte d’Ivoire

22/12/2010 - The European Commission has today committed €5 million to meet the immediate humanitarian needs of those affected by political turmoil in the Côte d’Ivoire. The funding will help provide health services, food and drinking water, shelter and sanitation. (...)