Brussels, 11 October 2013
Commissioner Georgieva visits the Central African Republic with French Foreign Minister Fabius
Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, will join the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, Laurent Fabius, on a visit to the Central African Republic (CAR) this Sunday, 13 October.
This will be the second visit to CAR by Commissioner Georgieva, who first visited CAR in July 2013 together with UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, to assess the dramatic humanitarian situation. Commissioner Georgieva, Minister Fabius and Under-Secretary-General Amos also jointly hosted a ministerial meeting on the humanitarian crisis in CAR and the international response at this year's UN General Assembly, on 25 September.
In CAR, Minister Fabius and Commissioner Georgieva will notably meet the transitional authorities, visit a nutrition centre for children that is supported both by France and the EU, and meet representatives of civil society.
For more information:
Press release of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs on Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to visit Central African Republic:
Website of the European Commission's humanitarian aid and civil protection:
Website of the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva:
Facebook page of the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva:
Follow Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on twitter: @KGeorgievaEU