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Principles and Priorities Underpinning Humanitarian Aid

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About this Event

20 Feb 2012 @ 12:45

Download the audio podcast of the keynote speech here.

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About the speech:

The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Dr. Kristalina Georgieva, delivered a keynote address on Principles and Priorities Underpinning Humanitarian Aid on Monday 20 February at 12.45 p.m. at the Irish Aid Volunteering & Information Centre, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. She discussed the importance of strengthening the synergy between humanitarian aid and development policy, and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of this aid. She also underlined the need for a principled approach to humanitarian action, based on impartiality, neutrality and non-discrimination. This was the second event in the IIEA/Irish Aid Development Matters series.

About the speaker:

Prior to joining the European Commission in 2010, Dr. Georgieva held various positions at the World Bank. She was Associate Professor at the University of National and World Economy, and a Research Fellow at the London School of Economics. Dr. Georgieva holds an M. A. in Political Economy and Sociology and a PhD in Economic Science.

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The IIEA would like to acknowledge the support of Irish Aid in the Development Matters series.

Theme: Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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