http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles2013-12-02T09:08:57.284ZArticlesAdobe CQ5Territorial Approach in the Post-2015 during the 2013 European Development Daysnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaThe 8th edition of the European Development Days organized by the European Commission brought to Brussels thousands of development practitioners, advocates and decision-makers to debate on the approach to successfully finish off the Millennium Development Goals and outline their vision for a post-2015 development framework. In this context, the Barcelona Provincial Council, the EU Committee of the Regions and UNDP joined forces in the organization of two panels on the topic of the Territorial Approach in the post-2015.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/12/03/territorial-approach-in-the-post-2015-during-the-2013-european-development-days2013-12-04T12:01:48.059Z2013-12-04T12:01:48.059ZThe II World Forum of Local Economic Development firstname.lastname@example.orgThe II World Forum of Local Economic Development was held in Brazil from 29 October to 1 November. Organized in three plenary sessions and forty-four panels, the Forum enabled a truly effective sharing of innovative policies and practices in different thematic areas within the field of local economic development. The Forum gathered 4,300 delegates of local, regional and national authorities, including a wide range of European representatives. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/07/the-ii-world-forum-of-local-economic-development-2013-11-14T15:55:33.349Z2013-11-14T15:55:33.349ZEuropean Development Days 2013 - Territorial Approach in the Postemail@example.comUNDP, the Committee of the Regions and the Diputació de Barcelona will organize two roundtable discussions on the territorial approach to post-2015 during the European Development Days to be held in Brussels on 26-27 November 2013.
http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/11/04/european-development-days-2013-territorial-approach-in-the-post-20152013-11-11T10:47:20.981Z2013-11-11T10:47:20.981ZInformation, art, food and fun during UN Day celebration in Brusselsnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaOn Sunday, 20 October 2013, there was a true birthday party atmosphere on Grand Place in Brussels, as the UN Team celebrated the UN Day. The UN Day was jointly organized by the 26 offices of the UN in Brussels under the coordination of the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) and in partnership with the City of Brussels and Brussels Majors Events (BME).http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/23/information-art-food-and-fun-during-un-day-celebration-in-brussels2013-10-24T13:48:32.370Z2013-10-24T13:48:32.370Z8th edition of the UN-EU Partnership Report launched on the occasion of the 2013 World Food Daynoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaCoinciding with the 2013 World Food Day, the UN/UNDP Office is pleased to announce the publication of the eighth annual Partnership Report “Saving and Improving Lives”.
The report presents this year the United Nations-European Union partnership for food and nutrition security from 2008 to 2012. The web photo publication and the videos included in the report will take you through the results of our work on the ground.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/16/8th-edition-of-the-un-eu-partnership-report-launched-on-the-occasion-of-the-2013-world-food-day2013-10-11T08:51:19.938Z2013-10-11T08:51:19.938ZUN Day in Brusselsnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaCome and celebrate the 68th birthday of the United Nations and meet the team from the 26 offices of the UN in Brussels at the Grand Place on Sunday, 20 October from 11h00 to 17h00. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/11/un-day-in-brussels2013-10-11T11:01:57.986Z2013-10-11T11:01:57.986ZGirls as drivers of change – European Week of Action for Girls firstname.lastname@example.orgThe third annual European Week of Action for Girls is taking place from 11 to 18 October 2013, timed to coincide with the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October. This week of policy, media, campaigning and youth events is centered in and around the EU institutions, highlighting the barriers girls face worldwide in accessing their rights. The Week is organized by Plan EU Office under the patronage of the European Parliament and in partnership with United Nations Brussels.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/10/09/girls-as-drivers-of-change-european-week-of-action-for-girls-2013-10-15T11:11:26.556Z2013-10-15T11:11:26.556ZKNOMAD, UNITAR and JMDI give voice to Local Government at the United Nationsnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaKNOMAD, UNITAR and the JMDI are partnering to convene a side-event on Local Government: Taking the Migration and Development Agenda Forward during the second United Nations General-Assembly High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, on 4 October 2013 in New York. The purpose of the High-level Dialogue is to identify concrete measures to strengthen coherence and cooperation at all levels, with a view to enhancing the benefits of international migration for migrants and countries alike and its important links to development, while reducing its negative implications.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/09/30/knomad-unitar-and-jmdi-give-voice-to-local-government-at-the-united-nations2013-09-30T13:25:25.262Z2013-09-30T13:25:25.262ZEU and UN officials in Moldova distributed first aid leaflet in the streets of Chisinau email@example.comDressed in reflective vests, Nicola Harrington-Buhay, UN Resident Coordinator, and Wicher Slagter, Head of Political and Economic Section of the EU Delegation to Moldova, accompanied by representatives of the emergency services and Automobile Club of Moldova, distributed first aid leaflets to drivers at the crossroads of Dacia and Decebal boulevards, where the most fatal traffic accidents happen in Chisinau.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/07/16/eu-and-un-officials-in-moldova-distributed-first-aid-leaflet-in-the-streets-of-chisinau-2013-09-05T08:28:14.289Z2013-09-05T08:28:14.289ZLebanon: EU-funded workshop for stronger participation by women in political firstname.lastname@example.orgOn 3 July, the UNDP Lebanese Elections Assistance Programme (LEAP) organized the EU-funded workshop “Electoral Systems and Women’s Participation” in Beirut - where local candidates, activists and members from the international community came together to discuss how different electoral systems may facilitate greater participation by women in the upcoming Lebanese elections.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/07/04/lebanon-eu-funded-workshop-for-stronger-participation-by-women-in-political-life2013-07-09T12:37:56.518Z2013-07-09T12:37:56.518ZEU event to extract lessons learned from Pakistan floods email@example.comOn 26 June, EU’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments organized the event The EU and Flood Recovery: Lessons Learnt for the Next Disaster in Pakistan in Brussels, in which UNDP participated.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/27/eu-event-to-extract-lessons-learned-from-pakistan-floods-2013-07-16T08:57:38.808Z2013-07-16T08:57:38.808ZNew post-2015 Development Framework: Conflict, violence and firstname.lastname@example.orgA briefing and panel discussion entitled “Conflict, Violence and Disaster and the Post-2015 Development Agenda” will be organized in Brussels, on Tuesday, 25 June 2013. The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the main conclusions of the post-2015 thematic consultation on 'Conflict, violence and disaster'. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/20/new-post-2015-development-framework-conflict-violence-and-disaster2013-06-20T08:30:44.903Z2013-06-20T08:30:44.903ZWinners at the Millenium Film Festivalnoemail@noemail.orgasier.segurolaThe film “A World Not Ours”, from the Lebanese Director Mahdi Fleifel, was awarded the “Objectif d’Or”, the Grand Award of the 5th edition of the Millenium Film Festival, which successfully concluded in Brussels on 9 June 2013. Another film relating to the on-going Palestine conflict, “The Road to Silverstone”, received the “Objectif d’Argent”, the prize on the best message for development awarded by UNDP. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/10/winners-at-the-millenium-film-festival2013-06-11T07:17:36.937Z2013-06-11T07:17:36.937ZSlum dwellers fight for right to email@example.comBay of All Saints, directed by Annie Eastman, was shown yesterday at the Millenium MDGs documentary film festival. The film takes us to the heart of the Palafitas in Bahia (Brazil), a network of shacks built on stilts over a sea of water and garbage where impoverished families have lived for years. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/07/slum-dwellers-fight-for-right-to-housing2013-06-07T11:56:49.835Z2013-06-07T11:56:49.835Z”Following our ancestor’s footsteps”firstname.lastname@example.orgLast nomads in Anatolia directed by Yüksel Aksu was shown on Monday at the Millenium MDGs documentary film festival. The film introduces the audience to the daily life of the last nomadic people in Anatolia.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/05/-following-our-ancestor-s-footsteps-2013-06-05T15:35:20.372Z2013-06-05T15:35:20.372Z”Are you listening” tells the story of rebuilding lives after a disaster email@example.comOne of the films shown yesterday at the Millenium MDGs documentary film festival was Are you listening by Kamar Ahmad Simon. This is the story of little Rahul and his parents, a young family living on the coast of Bangladesh, whose house and belongings have been washed out in a tidal surge. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/03/-are-you-listening-tells-the-story-of-rebuilding-lives-after-a-disaster-2013-06-03T15:04:45.038Z2013-06-03T15:04:45.038Z"Recipes for Disaster" opens documentary film festival in Brusselsnoemail@noemail.orgsari.bjornholmThe opening ceremony of the 5th edition of the international Millenium MDGs documentary film festival, last night, featured John Webster's Recipes for Disaster. The film invites us to go on a diet before it is too late - a “carbon diet”. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/06/01/-recipes-for-disaster-opens-documentary-film-festival-in-brussels2013-05-31T10:42:31.231Z2013-05-31T10:42:31.231ZRight to health, right to life – meeting on HIV and human firstname.lastname@example.orgHuman rights are essential for the response to HIV. "Right to health is right to life” - with this motto a high level meeting on HIV and Human Rights, organised by the EU and UNAIDS, took place in Brussels on 27-28 May. The meeting united representatives of the European Institutions, civil society, national governments of EU member states and countries of the EU neighborhood, as well as intergovernmental agencies involved in the global response to HIV.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/05/29/right-to-health-right-to-life-meeting-on-hiv-and-human-rights2013-05-30T08:34:12.273Z2013-05-30T08:34:12.273ZInterview with Antonio Vigilante, UN/UNDP Director in Brusselsnoemail@noemail.orgsari.bjornholmEuropost conducted an interview with Mr. Antonio Vigilante, who is the Director of the UN/UNDP Office in Brussels. In the article he talks about the UN-EU partnership, about climate change, MDGs, the upcoming Millenium Film Festival and more. http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/05/23/interview-with-antonio-vigilante-un-undp-director-in-brussels2013-05-28T12:28:05.287Z2013-05-28T12:28:05.287ZDiscussion innovative approcahes to enhance effectiveness and impact decentralized email@example.comAs part of UNDP’s ongoing support to Local and Regional Governments, on May 15th the ART Initiative organized a working session in Brussels with a number of leading European regions and cities in order to discuss innovative approaches to Decentralized Cooperation in the context of the new initiative Horizontal Innovative Partnerships.http://www.undp.org/content/brussels/en/home/presscenter/articles/2013/05/21/discussing-innovative-approaches-to-enhance-the-effectivene2013-05-21T12:25:39.195Z2013-05-21T12:25:39.195Z