Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) services Western Europe and provides
to the countries of the region. Its information outreach
extend to all segments of society and joint projects, events
and campaigns are
organized with key partners, including governments, the media,
educational institutions and local authorities.
UNRIC also disseminates information materials, major UN
documents, press kits, posters, fact sheets and brochures.
A Reference Library, open to the public, maintains a
collection of UN
documents and publications in English, French and Spanish, as
information materials available in other West European
regularly responds to all inquiries by telephone, e-mail and
A common UNRIC website is operational in 13 languages of the
Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic,
Nederlands (Dutch/Flemish), Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and
Each language site gives information about the most important
UN-related events, activities and observances, as well as
UN family programmes in the region.
The sites in non-official UN languages (all except English,
Spanish that have links to the UN headquarters website) also
basic information on the UN organization, including its
main documents, affiliated agencies, employment opportunities
areas of work.
United Nations Regional
(UNRIC) in Brussels provides information services to the
European countries: Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France,
Greece, the Holy See, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg,
the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden
UNRIC also provides liaison with institutions of the European
in the field of information.
3 questions to Afsané Bassir-Pour Director of UNRIC