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  • 04 Dec 2012
    EU and UNDP partner on biodiversity and climate change in Europe

    The EU and UNDP have signed an agreement to support climate change mitigation and adaptation in Russia and Eastern Neighborhood countries. Through innovative pilot projects under the ‘Clima East’ programme, the hope is to demonstrate that ecosystems can have a strong, positive and cost-efficient effect on climate change mitigation and adaptation.

  • 29 Nov 2012
    UNDP opens data on over 6,000 projects in transparency drive

    A new online portal allows open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.

  • 24 Oct 2012
    UN Day 2012 Celebration at the Belgian Parliament

    Belgian authorities congratulated the UN on its 67th birthday yesterday at a UN Day discussion with Belgian, UN and UNA officials, in the Belgian Federal Parliament on the theme "The United Nations and the international community facing global challenges".

  • 21 Oct 2012
    Drumming for Peace, Fishing for Human Rights, Aiming for Development - UN Day 2012 in Brussels

    "I've been coming every year for the past three years and I just wanted to say that it gets better and better." For the third consecutive year, the UN team in Brussels, coordinated by the UN Regional Information Centre (UNRIC), with the support of the City of Brussels, the Belgian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defence, invited the general public to come and celebrate UN Day at an interactive, information village on the Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • 12 Oct 2012
    EU Awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

    The UN in Brussels would like to congratulate the European Union (EU) for winning the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for six decades of work in advancing peace, democracy and human rights in Europe.

  • 24 Sep 2012
    EU partners with UN to boost impact

    Assistance for the crises in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, and stimulating ongoing action to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, were high on the agenda at a meeting today between European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. It was the first in a series of bilateral discussions the Administrator will hold with valued UNDP partners in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

  • 08 May 2012
    UNDP-EU discuss strategic partnership

    UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with EU Commissioner Andris Piebalgs to review the UNDP-EU Strategic Partnership and to look at the way forward. In a joint statement after the meeting, they reaffirmed their wish to develop the EU-UNDP cooperation in areas of common interest, and to continue working together towards the objective of establishing solid foundations for peace, development and recovery from the economic crisis and to promote the Millennium Development Goals and sustainable development.

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