Friday, 27 November 2015

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The World Investment Report (WIR) 2013: "Global Value Chains – Investment and Trade for Development”

UNCTAD-WIR2013What: Launch of the The World Investment Report (WIR) 2013: "Global Value Chains – Investment and Trade for Development" (under embargo)

When: 25 June 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: UN Regional Information Centre, (UNRIC), Residence Palace- 155 rue de la Loi-Wetstraat 155 1040 Brussels, 8th floor, Entrance block C2

Who: Professor Daniel Van Den Bulcke will present the report and answer questions.

Dr. Van Den Bulcke is the former Director of the Centre for International Management and Development Institute at the University of Antwerp (CIMDA). He was Chairman of the European International Business Academy between 2003 and 2009. He is the former President of the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IDPM-IOB) of the University of Antwerp and is still active as Academic Director of the Euro-China Centre of the Antwerp Management School.


Press Interviews: World Day to Combat Desertification observed today worldwide


When: Monday, 17 June, 10:00-12:00hrs

Who: Luc Gnacadja, Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Where: NH Hotel Gent Belfort, Ghent, Belgium

The World Day to Combat Desertification, which is held every year on 17 June, is taking place worldwide today, with the global observance being held in Ghent, Belgium. Mr. Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD Executive Secretary, will deliver the keynote address at the Conference on Desertification and Land Degradation, announce the winners of this year's Land for Life Award and unveil a new programme, the Drylands Champions.


Millenium Film Festival - "The Road to Silverstone" (UNRWA)

The Millenium Film Festival and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) have the pleasure to present the film (followed by a discussion):

"The Road to Silverstone"

Wednesday, 5th June at 20:30h- Cinéma Vendôme (Ch. Wavre 18, Brussels)



AidEx 2013

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AidEx 2013 - 13-14 November 2013, Brussels

AidEx is a leading international humanitarian and development aid event held annually in Brussels, which brings together the many crucial organisations working in aid delivery, to discuss the efficient and sustainable delivery of aid. Whilst the number and scale of crises has increased - budgets for humanitarian aid sector are shrinking - resulting in traditional donors opening up to the commercial world, seeking new partnerships and assistance from business.


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