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Invitation to a Kapuscinski Development Lecture

Kapuscinski lectureYou are invited to an open Kapuscinski Development Lecture with Professor Abhijit Banerjee, a development economist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

When: Tuesday, 16 October 2012, at 14.30-16.30
Where: Salle Dupréel, Institut de Sociologie, Université libre de Bruxelles, 44 Avenue Jeanne, 1050 Brussels


Invitation: Panel Discussion on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

goals-collageYou are invited to a panel discussion on the progress made on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)and the lessons learned for MDGs beyond 2015.

When: 3 October 2012, 17.30-19.00
Where: Residence Palace, 155 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels


Podcast Event: ‘Everything you want to know about the UN Volunteer Programme’

Flavia Pansieri - UNVOn 7 September the Association pour les Nations Unies (APNU), the United Nations Volunteer Programme (UNV) and the United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC) organized an information session on the UN V Programme at the UN House in Brussels.

Flavia Pansieri, Executive Coordinator of UNV, who was on mission in Brussels, gave an introductory speech which was followed by a discussion about the programme, the recruitment policies and forthcoming challenges.


Nelson Mandela International Day: Take Action! Inspire Change

mandeladay2012This year on 18 July, the world will be celebrating Mr. Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday!

For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.

The UN is joining a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others, as a way to mark Nelson Mandela International Day.


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