About: Christos Stylianides Archives

  • Stylianides: Ebola threat extends far beyond West Africa

    News | Development Policy 28-10-2014

    Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides, whom EU leaders appointed on 24 October as EU Ebola Coordinator, said Monday (27 October) that the epidemic threatens to extend far beyond Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and confirmed his intention to visit the region during the second week of November.

  • Stylianides appointed EU Ebola czar

    News | Development Policy 24-10-2014

    EU leaders on Thursday evening (23 October) named Christos Stylianides, the future Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, as a special coordinator on Ebola.

  • Wrap-up: public hearings of Commissioners-designate

    News | EU Priorities 2020 03-10-2014

    The European Parliament has approved on 22 October the new college of Commissioners by 423 votes in favour, 209 against, and 67 abstained. The new team can now officially take office on 1 November. 

  • Stylianides: “Each euro invested in resilience saves €7 in emergency aid”

     Video | Promoted content | Development Policy 01-10-2014

    In his confirmation hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, Cypriot Commissioner-designate for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christostos Stylianides said on that “investing in resilience is more effective than crisis response”. Stylianides showed his ambition to work with High Representative Federica Mogherini to address the root causes of conflicts.

  • Stylianides exits confirmation hearing a star

    News | Development Policy 01-10-2014

    Cypriot Commissioner-designate Christostos Stylianides, assigned the portfolio of Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management by President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker, made an excellent impression at his hearing yesterday (30 September) thanks to his commitment, and remarkable resemblance to movie star Omar Sharif.

  • EU leadership in an age of crises

    Opinion | Development Policy 26-09-2014

    The world needs an outward-looking European Union that uses its unique suite of hard and soft power to make vital change around the world, argue Jan Egeland and David Miliband who call upon the Commissioner-designate for humanitarian affairs, Christos Stylianides, to give urgent attention to three key challenges.

  • Has development completely fallen off the EU’s radar?

    Opinion | Development Policy 23-09-2014

    The nomination of Neven Mimica as European Commissioner for international cooperation and development and Christos Stylianides as European Commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management suggests that development cooperation is increasingly falling off the European Union’s radar, whereas in a recent past the Union was at the forefront of the global battle to eradicate poverty.

  • Is this what a digital Commission looks like?

    News | Digital & Media 05-09-2014

    Jean-Claude Juncker’s new European Commission will have a vice-president in charge of digital and innovation, and a new commissioner post taking responsibility for internet and culture, according to leaked documents obtained by EURACTIV.

  • EXCLUSIVE: The Juncker team revealed

    News | EU Priorities 2020 04-09-2014

    Although president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker is still interviewing candidates for Commissioners, EURACTIV has seen a draft organigram prepared by his services and dated 2 September, in which every single commissioner is assigned a portfolio.