The European Union is the largest humanitarian aid donor worldwide. Christos Stylianides, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, will speak about the major responsibilities and challenges facing his work. Commissioner Stylianides will present the main priorities of European humanitarian aid with a special focus on "Education in Emergencies". He will outline the parameters of the EU's approach to education in conflict zones and will explain why education can be a driver for reconciliation, integration and social cohesion. Finally, Christos Stylianides will speak about the importance of transatlantic relation and cooperation.