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Commissioner Georgieva visits Syrian refugees on eve of third anniversary of the crisis

Commissioner Georgieva visits Syrian refugees on eve of third anniversary of the crisis

13/03/2014 - Commissioner Georgieva is in Iraqi Kurdistan today to underline the EU's commitment to helping the innocent victims of the Syria conflict on its third anniversary. (...)

EU pledges extra aid for rising humanitarian needs in Syria © EC/ECHO/J. Penjweny

EU pledges extra aid for rising humanitarian needs in Syria

14/01/2014 - The European Commission will pledge an extra €165 million for the 2014 response to the Syrian crisis, boosting humanitarian assistance, education and support for host communities. (...)

Syria Crisis: More Humanitarian workers killed in Syria

Syria Crisis: More Humanitarian workers killed in Syria

08/01/2014 - Reacting to the announcement by the Czech NGO "People in Need" that three members of its national staff were killed in the city of Aleppo in Northern Syria yesterday (...)

Champion the Children of Syria

Champion the Children of Syria

07/01/2014 - Join the "No Lost Generation" social media campaign and help ensure that more Syrian children – victims of war - have access to schools, protection and psychological support(...)

Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

19/12/2013 - Today, on the first anniversary of the creation of EU Children of Peace, Luxembourg is the first Member State to join the EU Children of Peace initiative (...)

Syria crisis: EU and U.N. partners to reach millions of Syrians in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

Syria crisis: EU and U.N. partners to reach millions of Syrians in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

18/12/2013 - The European Commission has today signed three major contracts with United Nations agencies totalling €147 million to deliver vitally needed aid to people directly affected by the Syrian crisis. (...)

Syria's  thousand days of strife - Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to the thousandth day of conflict

Syria's thousand days of strife - Commissioner Georgieva's reaction to the thousandth day of conflict

08/12/2013 - Sadly, today marks one thousand days since the start of what has become the most disastrous humanitarian crisis in decades – the Syrian conflict. (...)

Humanitarian consequences of Syria crisis on the agenda of Commissioner Georgieva in Sofia

Humanitarian consequences of Syria crisis on the agenda of Commissioner Georgieva in Sofia

31/10/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Bulgaria today, where she will participate in a conference organised by The Sofia Platform (...)

Suspected polio in Syria: EU Commission ready to do more to help

Suspected polio in Syria: EU Commission ready to do more to help

26/10/2013 - Monitoring closely the situation in Syria and neighbouring countries, the European Commission is aware that twenty two cases of acute flaccid paralysis (...)

Commissioner Georgieva visits the Central African Republic with French Foreign Minister Fabius

Commissioner Georgieva visits the Central African Republic with French Foreign Minister Fabius

11/10/2013 - Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, will join the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, Laurent Fabius(...)

World Bank Annual Meetings – Commissioner Georgieva highlights plight of Syrian children

World Bank Annual Meetings – Commissioner Georgieva highlights plight of Syrian children

10/10/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in Washington DC to participate in a series of high-level meetings , the centrepiece of which is the "No Lost Generation" event(...)

Statement by Commissioner Georgieva on the Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria

Statement by Commissioner Georgieva on the Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria

03/10/2013 - "I welcome the United Nations Presidential Statement regarding the humanitarian situation in Syria. It is a hopeful sign that the international community is firmly coming together (...)"

Syria: EU reaches 7 million people in need

Syria: EU reaches 7 million people in need

25/09/2013 - Europe leads the international response to the Syrian crisis: in the face of the unprecedented humanitarian needs in and around Syria (...)

UN General Assembly

Commissioner Georgieva to rally humanitarian voices on Syria, Central African Republic during UN week

22/09/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is in New York where world leaders are gathering for the annual United Nations General Assembly - the major annual multilateral event bringing together political leaders (...)

Two million Syrian refugees - an appalling milestone

Two million Syrian refugees - an appalling milestone

03/09/2013 - Today it was confirmed that the number of refugees who have fled from the war in Syria into neighbouring countries has reached the appalling milestone of two million. (...)

Commissioner Georgieva makes joint visit to Syrian refugees in Jordan with Italian Foreign Minister Bonino

Commissioner Georgieva makes joint visit to Syrian refugees in Jordan with Italian Foreign Minister Bonino

24/06/2013 - Commissioner Georgieva is in Jordan with the Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino where they are visiting Zaatari Camp (...)

The EU adopts a comprehensive approach to the Syrian crisis

The EU adopts a comprehensive approach to the Syrian crisis

24/06/2013 - The European Commission and the EU External Action Service will give a comprehensive response to the conflict in Syria (...)

Commissioner Georgieva, commends €400 million in new EU funding for Syrian humanitarian crisis

Commissioner Georgieva, commends €400 million in new EU funding for Syrian humanitarian crisis

07/06/2013 - President Barroso's announcement of 400 million euros additional funding for the Syrian humanitarian crisis is not only welcome but timely and urgently needed. (...)

Kristalina Georgieva

Commissioner Georgieva strongly appeals to all sides in Syrian conflict to respect International Humanitarian Laws

16/01/2013 - "I fear the worst is still to come," Commissioner Georgieva says on the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Syria(...)

Stockholm visit to consult with government and NGOs on disaster response, resilience and Syria

04/10/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in the Swedish capital today on a one-day visit to meet government ministers and NGOs for a round of (...)

Additional EU support to reach Syrian refugees in Jordan

14/09/2012 - The authorities in Jordan have officially requested urgent assistance through the European Commission's Monitoring and (...)

Worsening crisis in Syria: European Commission increases its emergency aid

07/09/2012 - The European Commission is preparing to release an additional €50 million in humanitarian funding to help Syrian civilians caught up in the country's crisis (...)

Europe responds to the acute humanitarian needs in Syria

23/07/2012 - The European Commission is doubling its aid for emergency medical care, shelter, food and (...)

Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on Syria

17/07/2012 - The 4th Syria Humanitarian Forum, held in Geneva on 16 July 2012, reported a significant increase in (...)

European Commission boosts humanitarian aid for Syria as Commissioner Georgieva visits Syrian refugees

20/06/2012 - The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid for those affected by the escalating violence in Syria by €10 million (...)