The European Union is internet hosting the International Donors’ Conference as we speak (17 February) in Brussels to assist the reconstruction efforts in Albania after the earthquake that struck the nation on 26 November 2019.
Hosted by the Commission, the Conference will collect the EU and its Member States, the Western Balkan companions, representatives from different nations, in addition to from worldwide organisations and civil society.
President Ursula von der Leyen will open the Conference at 14:30 along with the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama and President of the European Council, Charles Michel. This might be adopted first by a presentation by Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, of the preliminary emergency response after which the ‘Post-Disaster Needs Assessment’, carried out by the EU, UN, World Bank and the Government of Albania that may function a foundation for the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts. Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi,will open and shut the pledging session, which can begin at 16h30. President von der Leyen and Prime Minister Rama can have a press level on the Berlaymont (VIP nook) at approximately 18h45.
EbS will comply with the convention and retransmit most of it stay. Photos can even be out there. More data, together with the total agenda, the wants evaluation report and our video marketing campaign can be found on our devoted web site the place the entire Conference might be net streamed.