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Brussels launch of the UNDP’s First Africa Human Development Report 2012: Towards a Food Secure Future

HDR2012ACP House Avenue Georges Henri 451, B-1200 Brussels 

Tuesday 5 June 2012, 3pm to 5pm

Ms. Francesca Mosca, Director, Sub-Saharan Africa and Horizontal ACP Matters, DG DEVCO, European Commission;

Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary General, African Caribbean Pacific Group;

and Mr. Antonio Vigilante, Director, UN/UNDP Office in Brussels.


UN peacekeeping operations - Speeches at the Belgian Royal Military Academy

"Overview, current situation and challenges" Belgian Royal Military Academy Brussels, 29 May 2012

docxSpeech by H.E. Mr. Pieter De Crem, Belgian Minister of Defence

docxSpeech by Mr. Marco Bianchini, Head of the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security in Brussels

docxSpeech by Mr. Antoine Gerard, Head of UNOCHA Brussels Liaison Office


Listen the Podcast of the Conference:

WFP hosts a Hangout from the Sahel - 30 May, 21:00 (CET)

sahel3Join the World Food Programme’s Denise Brown on the front lines of the Sahel Crisis for a Google+ Hangout with CNN Anchor Jim Clancy and a group of journalists, bloggers and supporters from around the world. This unique event will be broadcast live on Youtube Wednesday 30 May at 9:00pm London.


"The Mission", by Stefan Eberlein

When? 14 June, at 6:30pm

Runtime: 105'

themissionThe Mission charts the journey of three UNHCR refugee aid workers: Claas (31) from Germany, Anita (43) from Austria, and Mathias (39) from Tanzania, from their 10-day training through to a dangerous mission in southern Sudan.


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