Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Join the IOM & UN team in the 20 km of Brussels!

IOM and UN Team - Brussels 20km

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has recently launched a world-wide campaign, #MigrantHeroes, inviting people around the world to identify and tell the stories of Migrant Heroes who contribute in a significant manner to their countries of origin and their host communities. The aim of the campaign is to highlight the diversity of migration and the various ways through which they can positively impact society.


Happiness Day with Jimmy Nelson

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The United Nations, in partnership with BOZAR, is holding an interactive talk with Jimmy Nelson to mark:

International Day of Happiness
A journey of self-discovery

Friday 20 March 2015, from 18:00 to 19:30


New Paradigms for Peacebuilding: Symposium

New Paradigms for Peacebuilding: Sustainable peace through shared societies and social services for children in Brussels, Belgium on 16-17 March 2015

UNICEF and Club de Madrid are co-hosting a high-level symposium on New Paradigms for Peacebuilding: Sustainable peace through shared societies and social services for children, Brussels, 16-17 March 2015.

There is a high-level discussion taking place on 17 March, 9.30am – 4.30pm at the CrownePlaza – Le Palace in Brussels.


Contemporary forms of slavery: UN human rights expert to visit Belgium

Urmila Bhoola (@UN Photo)

GENEVA / BRUSSELS (16 February 2015) – United Nations Special Rapporteur Urmila Bhoola will carry out her first official visit to Belgium from 19 to 26 February 2015. The human rights expert will gather information on the legislative, policy and institutional framework to tackle contemporary forms of slavery in the country, and ensuring protection of human rights of the victims.


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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.