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19 August – World Humanitarian Day

Every day humanitarian workers support millions of people affected by natural disasters and conflicts, and help communities to better prepare for future shocks.

One day – 19 August – is a global celebration of humanitarians, of people helping people. World Humanitarian Day honors humanitarian workers who have lost their lives, and those that continue to risk it every day to provide aid to people in need regardless of who they are or where they are.

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UN Security Council visits Belgium

This weekend the Security Council will visit Belgium. This visit is part of the remembrance of the First World War. It's the first time that the Security Council will visit the country. After Belgium, the Council will visit the Netherlands, Somalia and South Sudan.

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July – MDG Report 2014 Released

The 2014 Millennium Development Goals Report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs, it reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives; global poverty has been halved five years ahead of the 2015 timeframe, according to a new report launched on Monday, 7th July, by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

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June – the Green Month at the UN in Brussels

June has been an exciting month for the United Nations in Brussels, and for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in particular, with plenty of opportunities to raise awareness of and discuss issues related to the environment! The activities have taken place against the backdrop of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in Nairobi on 23-27 June.

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20km Luggage

UN Brussels Team completes 20km run

A team from the United Nations in Brussels and the IOM Country Office for Belgium and Luxemburg took part in this year's 20km run

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United Nations - European Union Partnership Report

The eighth annual Partnership Report “Saving and Improving Lives” presents this year the United Nations-European Union partnership for food and nutrition security from 2008 to 2012. The web photo publication and the videos included in the report will take you through the results of our work on the ground.  

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MDG Report 2014


Short Food Movie competition


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About the UN Team in Brussels

The United Nations team brings together 26 specialised agencies, funds and programmes spanning the development, humanitarian and human rights work of the UN. The Director of the UN Office in Brussels is the representative of the UN Secretary-General to the European Union institutions. The team works to build understanding and support for UN system activities within the EU institutions and amongst a wider public in Europe.

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