Posted by: africanpressorganization | 28 September 2009

The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (36/09) / 26 September-2 October 2009 (and beyond)

 

 


 

 

The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (36/09) / 26 September-2 October 2009 (and beyond)

 

 

NEW YORK, September 28, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (36/09) / 26 September-2 October 2009 (and beyond)

 

VIP Visits

Karel De Gucht, EU Commissioner: Nairobi (28-29 September).

Victor Da Silva Angelo, Special Representative and Head of the UN Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad: Oslo (30 September); Brussels (1-2 October). 

Kevin S. Kennedy, Director, Public Information Division MONUC: Brussels (5-6 October).

 

 

Saturday, 26 September

 

Copenhagen: “Word Wide Views on Global Warming”, a global citizen consultation on climate policy supported by the UNDP.

 

 

Sunday, 27 September

 

World Tourism Day [WTO] 

 

World Heart Day [WHO] 

 

Brussels: -17th Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly and Inter-Sessional Meetings of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (till 1 October).

 

Buenos Aires: UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), COP 9 (till 2 October).

 

Geneva:

 

Nairobi: EU-Africa Business Forum.  Commissioner De Gucht will attend the Forum (till 29 September).

Wednesday, 30 September

Oslo: “Chad – Domestic and Regional Challenges” – Seminar with Victor Angelo the UN SG Special Representative.

 

Thursday, 1 October

 

 

International Day of Older Persons

 

 

Friday, 2 October

 

International Day of Non-Violence

 

Brussels:

-Donor meeting on the DIS (Détachement Intégré de Sécurité) project of Chad.

 

 

 

And beyond: Other dates to pin

 

3 October

Istanbul: 2009 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (till 6 October).

 

 

12 October

 

 
 

-Western Sahara. Organizer: Centre for international law in collaboration with Oxfam Solidarity.  Venue: ULB. Registration: cdi@ulb.ac.be

 

15 October

 

International Day of Rural Women

 

16 October

 

World Food Day: “Achieving Food Security in Times of Crisis”

 

UN Campaign: Stand up and take action against poverty (till 18 October)

http://www.standagainstpoverty.org

 

17 October

 

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Children and families speak out against poverty”

 

21 October

 

Brussels: 5th Annual Brussels Climate Change Conference.

 

Stockholm: European Development Days (EDD) (till 24 October)

 

SOURCE 

UNITED NATIONS


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