Georgieva: 'When there is not enough transparency, people die'

The confirmation hearing of Georgieva, new EU humanitarian affairs commissioner and former World Bank vice-president, took place at the European Parliament on 4th February, where she answered questions on her suitability for the international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response portfolio. Georgieva identified Haiti as a priority, especially the need to provide shelter and health services and to restore the functions and service of the government, so as to start work on reconstruction and long-term development. Encouragingly, Georgieva called for greater transparency in funds channelled by the EC, outlining her ideas for overcoming ineffective development and humanitarian assistance.

To read more, click here.

This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink.
 

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *