Posted by: APO | 20 October 2007

THE WEEK AHEAD AT THE UNITED NATIONS

THE WEEK AHEAD AT THE UNITED NATIONS:

 THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

20-26 October 2007 (and beyond)

 

VIP Visits

 

  • Central African Republic (CAR) President, François Bozizé, in Brussels to present his country’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) (26 October)
  • Prime Minister of Niger, Seine Oumarou, in Brussels to participate to the conference on poverty reduction in Niger (26 October)

  • EP President Hans-Gert Pöttering, official visit to Algeria (28 October).
  • EU Commissioner, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, on official visit to the Middle East: (…) Egypt (30 October) before taking part to the EU Africa-Middle East Energy Conference in Sharm El Sheikh (1 November(…)
  • EU Commissionner Louis Michel in Accra (Ghana) for the ministerial Troïka UE-Africa  (30-31 October)

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Monday, 22 October

New York: Security Council – debate on Côte d’Ivoire.

 

Wednesday, 24 October

Brussels: -1st Meeting of ACP Ministers of Health.  Organizers: ACP Secretariat. Venue: ACP House (24-26 October)

New York:

-Security Council Consultations on Sudan.

 

Friday, 26 October

 

Brussels: Round table meeting for Central African Republic’s development partners. Organizers: CAR, UNDP, World Bank and European Commission. CAR President François Bozizé and his Prime Minister Elie Doté,  UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa Deputy Director Moustapha Soumare and UNDP Resident Representative Toby Lanzer will attend the meeting. Venue: European Commission, Charlemagne Building. The CAR Development Partner Round Table comes at a crucial time for the country, which will soon host European Union troops under a UN mandate to stabilize the areas neighbouring Darfur. The round table has been organized to address some of the most persistent development challenges in the country, including peacebuilding and security sector reform, as well as to develop monitoring and aid management strategies for future projects. 


 


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