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THE WEEK AHEAD AT THE UNITED NATIONS
THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE (44)
27th - 31st of October 2014

 

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*This version was published on the 27th of October 2014. For more recently updated information, please consult the online version.  
 
Visits to Brussels
 
  • Visit of Ms. Shelley Inglis, Team leader on Governance and Peace building, Istanbul Regional Hub (BDF, UNDP). 27th to the 28th of October.
Agenda

 
Monday 27th of October
 
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (UNESCO)
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Brussels
  • European Commission “General safety and pedestrian safety stakeholder meetings”. 27th to the 28th of October.
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  • 13th meeting of the temporary Ad-hoc Commission on the EU Budget (BUDG).
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  • ACP Briefing "Fighting against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU): Successes from ACP countries".
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Geneva                                   
  • OHCHR - BoT, Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights (40th session). 27th to the 30th of October.
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  • OHCHR - Universal Periodic Review (20th session). 27 October to 7 November.
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  • Press conference UNICEF: The impact of the economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries. At 10 a.m.
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  • OCHA/OIC : Press briefing following joint UN OCHA/Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) mission to Iraq.  At 11.15 a.m.
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New York
  • UN Security Council: Briefing and consultations on MONUSCO (UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
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  • Press briefing by Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. At 11.30 a.m.
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  • Briefing on the UN 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR). At 1.15 p.m.
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  • Briefing of the Secretary-General on safety and security of UN and humanitarian personnel. At 2 p.m.
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  • Panel discussion on The Role of Women in Countering Violent Extremism. At 3 p.m.
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Salzburg, Austria
  • FreSsco seminar: Labour market activation and coordination law & the right of residence and equal treatment in respect of social benefits. 27th to the 28th of October.
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Stockholm
  • 66th session of the Nordic Council. 27th to the 30th of October.
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 Tuesday 28th of October
 
Berlin
  • OECD: 7th Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes. 28th to the 29th of October.
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Brussels
  • ACP consultive meeting in preparation for the UNFCCC COP20.
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  • Committee of the Regions event ‘More Women in European Politics – More Women in 2014.’
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Geneva
  • UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women to review Belgium.
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Luxembourg
  • Environment Council of the EU meeting, ENV.
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New York Rome
  • EESC open discussion “Reinforcing European Industrial Competitiveness”.
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San Francisco
  • World Bank Presentation: “Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity”.
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Wednesday 29th of October

Brussels
  • 27th Meeting of the ACP-EU Economic and Social Interest Groups. 29th to the 31st of October.
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  • ACP 5th Open Day of the Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Department.
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Geneva
  • ILO : Launch of new ILO publication: "Skills mismatch in Europe".  Speaker: Theo Sparreboom, ILO Senior Economist. At 10 a.m.
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Kenya
  • Secretary-General will travel to Kenya to meet with the President as well as to launch the Global media Campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation. 29th to the 30th  of October.
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Kiev
  • European Commission “Workshop on bioenergy”. 29th to the 31st of October.
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London
  • Ciné-ONU “Miners Shot Down”, by Rehad Desai. Film followed by a Q&A with Maeve McClenaghan, investigative journalist, and Dima Yared, Human Rights Officer.
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New York
  • Security Council private meeting on the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
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  • Briefing by Makarim Wibisono, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967. At 11 a.m.
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  • Event on Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear National Action Plans: Meeting the Challenges of International Security. At 11 a.m.
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Paris
  • 6th Annual Global Perspectives Conference: The international civil society organization leaders’ forum, in partnership with the OECD. 29th to the 31st of October.
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Washington, D.C.
  • World Bank seminar "Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women Farmers in Africa".
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Thursday 30th of October
 
Naples New York
  • UN Security Council: briefing and consultations on the Middle East.
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  • UN Security Council: briefing and consultations on Cote d’Ivoire sanctions.
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  • Security Council panel discussion on International Law and Asymmetric Warfare. At 11.15 a.m.
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  • Security Council panel discussion on Women, Peace and Security, with a special focus on Boko Haram and Cycles of Violence: Strengthening Prevention Using the Women Peace and Security Agenda. At 4 p.m.
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Palermo
  • EESC Conference ‘Boosting Growth and Employment through Improving ICT Infrastructures and Broadband’.
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Friday 31st of October
 
New York
  • UN Lecture on Effective and High Quality Justice: the enforcement mechanism. At 1.15 p.m.
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Saturday 1st of November
 
New York

Sunday 2nd of November
 
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
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Monday 3rd of November
 
Belgrade, Serbia
  • European Commission 'Open Data and Spatial Data Infrastructures in Central and Eastern Europe'. 3rd to the 5th of November.
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Brussels
  • European Parliament Committee Meetings. 3rd to the 6th of November.
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Naples
  • European Union event "Inland and marine water challenges in the Mediterranean Region". 3rd to the 4th of November.
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