Interview with Kristalina Georgieva
Kristalina Georgieva is currently the European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response. She is also co-chair of the Resilience Dialogues, an initiative of the international donor community to better integrate humanitarian, development and climate change investments to build disaster resilience in a changing world.
Before joining the Commission in 2010, she held various positions at the World Bank including Director of Sustainable Development and Director for the Russian Federation based in Moscow. She is an Environmental Economist by training and was born in Sofia, Bulgaria.
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|In your work you go to places where people suffer from natural disasters and from poverty and conflicts. Which is worse nature or arms in the hands of desperate people?|
|What is being done to improve and strengthen communication between humanitarian actors and disaster affected communities?|
Dr Masoud Dara
|Dear Commissioner, Thank you for this opportunity, this is a unique example of transparency and good governance. Would you please comment on the potential impact of economic crisis on international Aid and response to crisis. Thank you|
|Dear Kristalina,i am worried about water shortage in the future.I consider this as the major problem of the whole world.What plans do you have to avoid this problem so we can assure a prosperous future for our children.Thank you.|
|Discussions are biased towards effectiveness, modalities, disbursements etc. However, limited attention has been on the spillover effects of aid in limiting, not only domestic accountability but also as an obstacle to political changes in recipient countries; what is your view on these lines?|
|can the european union fund a cooperative society to onlend to its members loans at a subsidized rate of interest|
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