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Fighting hunger in Niger: breakthroughs and lessons

Fighting hunger in Niger: breakthroughs and lessons

03/04/2014 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is taking part in a high-level discussion on leading the fight against hunger and malnutrition in Niger. (...)

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 (...)

EU provides €3 million in aid to victims of conflicts in Myanmar/Burma

EU provides €3 million in aid to victims of conflicts in Myanmar/Burma

25/11/2013 - The European Commission has allocated an additional €3 million in humanitarian aid to help those affected by conflict and communal violence in Myanmar/Burma.(...)

EU Children of Peace continues to support thousands of war's youngest victims

EU Children of Peace continues to support thousands of war's youngest victims

20/11/2013 - The European Commission will support 80 000 children affected by conflict through new humanitarian projects in the 'EU Children of Peace' initiative. (...)

EU helps more war-affected children become Children of Peace

EU helps more war-affected children become Children of Peace

19/11/2013 - The EU "Children of Peace" programme, launched a year ago to support children-victims of war. (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Commissioner Georgieva attends EU conference on education and development

Commissioner Georgieva attends EU conference on education and development

23/05/2013 - Education has the power to turn the course of human development from poverty to better living standards. (...)

Nicolas Tiangaye, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva

Commissioner Georgieva discusses the humanitarian challenges in the Central African Republic with its Prime Minister

23/04/2013 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva has received Nicolas Tiangaye, the Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (CAR) (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

Commissioner Georgieva speaks at the European Forum Alpbach

27/08/2012 - Commissioner Georgieva is in the picturesque Tyrolean village of Alpbach to participate in Austria's foremost annual international (...)

In Kinshasa, Commissioner Georgieva announces a surge in aid for forgotten crisis

05/03/2012 - Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva is visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Africa's second largest country is suffering one of the world's most drawn-out emergencies; hundreds of thousands of people need urgent help due to displacement (...)

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

07/02/2010 - 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 speaking at the awareness-raising event in New York © EU

Commissioner Georgieva calls for a global approach to reduce malnutrition

21/09/2010 - On 21 September, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response - Kristalina Georgieva - participated in an awareness raising event on child undernutrition in New York, presided over by US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Irish Foreign Minister Micheál Martins. During the event, entitled "1000 days: change a life, change the future partnering to reduce child undernutrition", (...)