Tuesday, 01 December 2015

UN in your language


UNU Jargon Buster App Launch

 UNU JargonBuster App

The United Nations University (UNU) Jargon Buster is a glossary of social, political and economic terms: an offline app with instant search and filtered browsing. Available for free on Android and iOS, it features 200 terms with definitions, all cross-referenced with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), plus 250 UN acronyms.


Big Data for Development and Humanitarian Action:Towards Responsible Governance


On October 23, 2015 Global Pulse & Leiden University will host an international expert meeting on “Big Data for Development and Humanitarian Action:Towards Responsible Governance” to be held on the margins of Privacy Week in Amsterdam. It is also being organised as part of the annual meeting of the UN Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group.


The UN in Pictures - 70 Years

UNEARTH Exhibition - 70 years of history 

from 13th October 2015 - 12th December 2015

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the UN Department of Public Information and the Gabarron Foundation have created an exhibition called “UNEARTH” which features some of the most powerful photographs in the Organization’s vast iconic archives. A host of UN officials, goodwill ambassadors, intellectuals, artists, journalists and historians have delved into the United Nations archive in order to present the audience with the past, present and future of this unique and vital institution.


The UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 21) in Paris in December 2015 – What is at stake?

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The «Association pour les Nations Unies », APNU,  
The «Vereniging voor de Verenigde Naties », VVN
The “United Nations Regional Information Centre”, UNRIC
The “Brussels Climate March” and Egmont, the Royal Institute for International Relations

Have the pleasure of inviting you to a conference on Wednesday 21 October 2015 at 6.00pm at the Residence Palace (Polak Hall), Rue de la Loi, Schuman Square, in Brussels, on "The UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 21) in Paris in December 2015 – What is at stake?” - With Brice Lalonde and Philippe Lamberts


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