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Launch of the GreenUp programme - 11 October

GreenupFashion designer Vivienne Westwood’s Tree-shirts will help Europe to ‘GreenUp’ as the world looks towards Rio+20

Vivienne Westwood & Achim Steiner to launch a citizens’ own green economy initiative ahead of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development “Rio+20”

11 October at 11 a.m. at Bozar, Brussel


Invitation: Launch of the Information Economy Report 2011 - "Information and communication technologies (ICTs) as an enabler for private sector development"


unctad-eco-2011What: More effective use of ICTs by government programmes to support micro and small enterprises (MSEs) will help accelerate job creation and business growth, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in the Information Economy Report 2011.

In the words of the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, “Although some countries are already taking advantage of the close links between ICTs and private sector development (PSD), much more can be done to make ICTs a powerful force for improving the competitiveness of their private sector.”


Panel discussion - On the road to Busan: Pursuing a New Consensus on Development cooperation (10 Oct.)

hlf-4 logoInvitation to a panel discussion:

"On the road to Busan: Pursuing a New Consensus on Development cooperation"

International Press Center, 10 October 2011, 18.00-19.30


Celebration of the IOM 60th Anniversary

IOM60The IOM Country Office has the pleasure of inviting you to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

20 October 2011 : 14h – 19h
Espace Jacqmotte, Brussels


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