Tuesday, 17 January 2017

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The 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council (September 2013): a Belgian Perspective


Invite You to a Lunch Lecture by Mrs. Véronique Joosten,
Head of Section, Human Rights Department, Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who will take a closer look at:

The 24th session of the UN Human Rights Council (September 2013): a Belgian Perspective

- on Friday 20 September 2013, 12:00 – 14:00


Sustainability Science: Promoting Integration and Cooperation


The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held in June 2012, launched a process to develop Sustainable Development Goals, which in convergency with the review of the Millennium Development Goals, will help define the post-2015 development agenda. This agenda will address interconnected global issues such as water, energy and food, as well as critical social needs including poverty eradication, gender equity, health and education. Sustainability science — an emerging approach of solution-oriented, interdisciplinary scholarship — provides useful tools, methodology and a base to integrate knowledge from social and natural sciences into policies, strategies and plans.


The United Nations as a channel of the Belgian Development Cooperation

APNU-crombruggheThe Association for the United Nations is organizing, with the support of UNRIC, a conference on the Belgian Development Cooperation with UN organizations.

The conference will be chaired by Dominique de Crombrugghe, Head of the Special Development Cooperation Evaluation Unit.


Exhibition: 'Building Stronger Communities' - partnership between the WFP and the EU


On Monday September 16th, MEP Keith Taylor and the World Food Programme's (WFP) Executive Director, Ms. Ertharin Cousin will open a photo exhibition at the European Parliament, 'Building Stronger Communities'. The exhibition casts a fresh eye on the successful partnership between the WFP and the EU. Places are limited, but if you would like the chance to attend this event RSVP "Building Stronger Communities" to wfp.brussels@wfp.org.

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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.