25 July 2012 – On the occasion of the first Orange Day, United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC) interns and staff wore orange to raise awareness of, and say no to, violence against women and girls.
Brussels, 18 July 2012 - To celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day, the UN Regional Information Centre, with the support of the International Press Centre and the Embassy of South Africa, invites you to write a message to Nelson Mandela that will be sent to him through the South African Embassy in Brussels.
This year on 18 July, the world will be celebrating Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday.
For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity – as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.
"We need you", stated Sameer Abdel Latif, a Palestine refugee from East Jerusalem on 21 June 2012, as he addressed representatives of the European Union (EU) institutions who gathered to show their continued support and commitment to Palestinians. On the occasion of World Refugee Day, UNRWA hosted a panel discussion in Brussels titled "Re-Refugees?", in co-operation with the European Commission Humanitarian and Civil Aid department (ECHO) and the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC). The discussion highlighted the threat of re-displacement and dispossession, which continue to be faced by Palestine refugees in the West Bank and Gaza some 64 years after their initial forced displacement.
A documentary film by CECOP-CICOPA Europe, on 26 June 2012, 2:30pm-5:30pm.
You will have the opportunity to meet representatives from the four cooperatives experiences that have been filmed in the documentary: Arantza Laskurain (Secretary General of the MONDRAGON Corporation, Spain), Pascal Foire (Fonderie de l'Aisne, France), Claudia Fiaschi (GCM Cooperative Group, Italy), Maria Janas (Muszynianka, Poland).
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Playing under the UNIDO banner, staff from IOM, UNFCCC, UNIDO and UNRIC took part in the Schuman Trophy football tournament for the fourth year running, finishing in third place.