Saturday, 21 January 2017

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Towards a post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

post2015The online dialogue on the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction is now open! Sign-up, Login, and contribute to the future of disaster risk reduction around the world.


The first European film festival dedicated to the Green Economy 9-23 October 2012

greenecofilmfestivalEurope/Brussels -The Green Up Film Festival is engaging Europeans in the first ever online documentary film festival on the Green Economy.

For 15 days Europeans are just a few clicks away from 26 documentaries on topics relevant to a Green Economy (including sustainable development, rational consumption & fair trade) streaming free of charge from the festival website.


UN Day 2012 in Brussels at the Grand-Place - 21 October

UNDay-logoOn 21 October, come celebrate the UN's birthday at Grand-Place, in Brussels. The UN Brussels Team will be welcoming visitors to it's Information village from 11:00 to 17:00.

The village is intended to illustrate various aspects of United Nations activities in everyday life.


October 11 - International Day of the Girl Child - Ceremonial event in Girls Rights Bus and Roundtable in the European Parliament


09.30-10.00 International Day of the Girl Child
Ceremonial event on the Girls' Rights Bus with Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights, MEPs Véronique Mathieu, Jean Lambert, Edite Estrela, Director of UNICEF Brussels Phillipe Cori, Karen Schroh, Head of Plan EU Office, Daphne Dotsios, youth activist.

10.00-11.30 Learning for life?
Policy debate and launch of Plan International's report and global campaign on girls' education, Because I am a Girl. European Parliament ASP building, room A5e-3. To launch Plan's global Because I am a Girl campaign, our panel of experts highlight the role of girls' education in meeting the EU's development targets and discuss how the barriers girls face in accessing, and completing, a quality basic education can be overcome. Refreshments provided.


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The United Nations in Brussels UN Brussels Team Facebook page (small facebook in-house logo) UN Brussels Team Twitter page (small twitter in-house logo)

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The United Nations team brings together 26 specialised agencies, funds and programmes spanning the development, humanitarian and human rights work of the UN. The team works to build understanding and support for UN system activities within the EU institutions and amongst a wider public in Europe.