Posted by: africanpressorganization | 2 May 2011

The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (17/11)

 


 

 

 

The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (17/11)

 

 

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The week ahead at the United Nations / The European perspective (17/11)

30 April-7 May 2011

 

VIP Visits

 

 

    Rebeca Grynspan, UNDP Associate Administrator: Zambia (1-4 May); Angola (5-7 May).

 

    Charles Gore, UNCTAD Head, Research and Policy Analysis Branch, Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes: Brussels (2-3 May).

 

    Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development: Republic of Guinea (6 May).

 

 

Saturday, 30 April

Copenhagen: Debate: Humanitarian intervention and the UN’s role in North Africa. Venue: MS Action Aid Denmark annemarie@una.dk

 

 

Sunday, 1 May

 

 

Lusaka: Rebeca Grynspan visit to Zambia and Angola. She will meet with senior officials, women’s groups, civil society and other partners, and visit UNDP projects. In Zambia, the focus is on the country’s roadmap to become a middle income country. In Angola, she will work to strengthen the UN/UNDP partnership with the Angolan government around its priorities to diversify the economy, rural development, and the achievement of the MDGs.

 

Monday, 2 May

 

 

-Troika South African Development Community of Namibia.

 

-“Mame Diarra & Co”: Documentary from the Lumières d’Afrique collection by the Ardèche Images Production society. EU Info Point. 12.30. http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/infopoint/evenements/2009/documents/poster__mamediarraetco_fr.pdf

 

Wednesday, 4 May

 

Cape Town: World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 (till 6 May).

 

SOURCE 

UNITED NATIONS


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