Sunday, 20 April 2014

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Events

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

 

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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.

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

AHDRThe event will bring together high-level policymakers and experts from Brussels-based multilateral and bilateral agencies, member states and think tanks to share their views and perspectives on how Africa can put an end to chronic food insecurity in Africa and build a food secure future for all Africans.

UNDP will present to the audience, the first Africa Human Development Report, which proposes four areas of public action: raising agricultural productivity, meeting the nutrition challenge, building resilience and managing risks, and increasing empowerment. Different countries will need to focus on different aspects of these broad policy areas, but combined they can chart a course for the continent towards enhanced food security and a development process that is inclusive and sustainable.

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