EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva looking forward to the feasibility study

February 23rd, 2012 - Pat Breen

p1040113EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva provided a valuable contribution to the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade on the key humanitarian priorities for the EU over the coming years.

At its meeting today, members of the committee discussed the chief humanitarian concerns for the EU with the Commissioner. Taken collectively, the EU is the world’s largest humanitarian donor and accounts for around 40% of global humanitarian aid.

Committee Chairman, Pat Breen TD said: “We would like to thank Commissioner Georgieva for a clear, thought-provoking and insightful statement on the EU’s role in international co-operation, humanitarian aid and crisis response. The Commissioner outlined in some det