Tuesday, 17 January 2017

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Invitation: Reforming the Global Trading System for Social Good: the Case for Anti-Malarial Products, 23 May

malaria leuvenThe European Law Student's Association and the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, in cooperation with UNRIC, kindly invite you to a roundtable on "Reforming the Global Trading System for Social Good: the Case for Anti-Malarial Products".

  • Mr. Anthony Carroll (Senior Associate Center for Strategic International Studies Africa Program, Vice-President Manchester Trade Ltd)
  • Mr. Eugene Rosengarden (Former U.S. Government Senior Executive, founder of Customs and International Trade Development Group)
  • Mr. Richard Tren (Co-founder and Chairman of Africa Fighting Malaria)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters (Director Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies)


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants to hear from all young people! What future do YOU want?

SG BanOn 17 May, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will address students from 23 countries gathered in the General Assembly hall at the annual Global Classrooms Model UN event organized by United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), the membership programme of the UN Foundation.

In the lead-up to this event, as part of the ongoing "Future We Want" campaign, all young people around the world are invited to join a social media Twitter conversation to tell the Secretary-General about the future they want. To join the conversation, young people should use this hashtag: #gcmodelun.

Submissions in all languages are welcomed and translations of the above tweets are also welcome.


Joint commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda

rwanda1The ACP Group of States, the United Nations in Brussels and the Embassy of Rwanda in Brussels have the honour to invite you to a joint commemoration of the 18th anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Venue: ACP House, Av. Georges Henri, 451

Date and Time: 30 April 2012, 16.00-18.00 followed by a reception


Millennium International Documentary Film Festival, 17 April - 5 May

millfestivalHow do young people live and what challenges they face in the beginning of this new millennium ? How do they see their future ? How do they build their identity while major changes occur in society ?

The topic has imposed itself for the 4th edition of the Millenium Documentary Film Festival which runs from 17 April to 5 May. The Festival has received many films tracing the portraits and picturing the destiny of children all around the world – China, Africa, Russia, India, Latin America and Europe.


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