Monday, 30 November 2015

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Lunch Lecture with Prof. Dr. Thomas G. Weiss - "Is There a Future for the United Nations?"



United Nations seminar on assistance to the Palestinian people

20feb-unpalThe Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will convene the United Nations Seminar on Assistance to the Palestinian People in Rome, Italy, at the FAO Headquarters, on 27 and 28 February 2013. The theme of the Seminar is "Assistance to the Palestinians — challenges and opportunities in the new reality of a State under occupation".


On 14 February 2013, the heart of Europe beats against violence against women and girls

vday-1billionOn 14 February 2013, the European Women's Lobby (EWL) invites you to come and dance in Brussels against violence against women, and to be part of a European and worldwide movement singing and striking for women's rights!

One Billion Rising is a worldwide initiative proposed by V-Day and aiming at mobilizing people all around the world, on Saint Valentine's Day, to dance and sing in order to speak up against violence against women and girls.


Building stronger communities: WFP and the EU fighting hunger together

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announces the launch of its annual photo exhibition – from 8-22 February, 2013 – at Brussels Midi Station, in the main concourse.

The display casts a fresh eye on the successful partnership between WFP and the European Union. Throughout 2012, the two organisations have worked together on the frontlines of hunger around the world, providing life-saving assistance – totalling 301 million euros – to millions of people in more than 30 countries.


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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.