Posted by: africanpressorganization | 6 June 2009

The week ahead at the United Nations

 

 


 

The week ahead at the United Nations

 

NEW YORK, June 6, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The week ahead at the United Nations :

VIP Visits

*       Alain Le Roy, UN USG for Peacekeeping Operations: trip to West Africa – Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Liberia (9-23 June);
*       Javier Solana, High Representative for the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy: Trip to Middle East – Israel, Palestinian Territories, Lebanon and Egypt. (10-14 June);

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Monday, 8 June

World Oceans Day

Copenhagen: Danida Development Days 2009 (till 9 June). 

Geneva: -International labour Conference (till 19 June).

Nairobi: ACP-EC-UN-HABITAT – International Tripartite Urban Conference on Urbanisation Challenges and Poverty Reduction in ACP Countries (till 10 June).

-Security Council – briefing on United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL).

 

Tuesday, 9 June

New York: Security Council – briefing and consultations on the United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi (BINUB).

 

Wednesday, 10 June

Cape Town: World Economic Forum on Africa – “Implications of the Global Economic Crisis for Africa”.

-Sierra Leone configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission: high-level special session. The Secretary-General is expected to participate, as well as the President of Sierra Leone, via videolink from Freetown.

Rome: African Partnership Forum

 

Thursday, 11 June 

-Security Council – briefing and consultations on Sudan.

 

Friday, 12 June

World Day against Child Labour

 

15 June

– Meeting of high-ranking EU and ECOWAS officials.

– EU-Algeria Association Council.

 

17 June

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

 

22 June

Maputo: Euro Africa Campus on Cultural Cooperation.

Vienna:  Africa-EU Partnership on Energy – International Energy Conference “Towards an Integrated Energy Agenda Beyond 2020: Securing Sustainable Policies and Investments”.

 

23 June

Prague: Conference on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Development Effectiveness.

24 June

Sirte (Libya): African Union Summit “Investing in Agriculture for Economic Growth and Food Security” (till 3 July).

 

25 June

Launch of the UNCTAD report on Economic Development in Africa

 

26 June

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

 

SOURCE 
UNITED NATIONS


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