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Invitation to Brussels launch of UN Women’s flagship report

“Progress of World’s Women 2015-2016
Transforming Economies – Realizing Rights”

ProgressLaunch2015 London UNWomen

We are very pleased to invite you to the Brussels launch of the UN Women new flagship report “Progress of World’s Women 2015-2016 - Transforming Economies – Realizing Rights” on Tuesday, 23 June from 12:30-14:30 at the Conference Room of the UN Regional Information Centre, Residence Palace, Bloc C2, Rue de la Loi 155, 8th floor.  A light lunch will be served as of 12:30.

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[Cancelled] Press Conference with Ms. Amina Mohammed

Ms Amina Mohamed / UN Photo

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning

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In her capacity as the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor on the Post-2015 Agenda, Amina Mohammed has been one of the main brokers in the ongoing negotiations for the world’s future framework on sustainable development. The objective of the press conference is for Ms Mohammed to debrief journalists about the latest developments surrounding the Post-2015 deliberations which will consist of three upcoming milestones: the Financing for Development Conference which will take place in Addis (13-16 July), the SDG Summit during the General Assembly in New York (25-27 September), and the COP21 Conference in Paris later this year (2-13 December). With regard to the summits in Addis and New York, Ms Mohammed will in particular shed more light on the recent release of the zero drafts accompanying the Financing for Development Conference and the SDG Summit, and will speak to how these might feed into the expected outcome of the COP21 Conference.

 

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Action Learning Talk #2 – How to contribute to SDGs from a business perspective? Lessons from the field

Engaging with the Private Sector

Antwerp-ITCCO is proud to announce Christophe Yvetot, UNIDO Head of Liaison Office to the European Union and Chair of UN Development Group Post-2015 as keynote speaker of the second Action Learning Talk – Engaging with the Private Sector in the Post-2015 Agenda.

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Conference on Social Protection in the post-2015 UN Agenda

socialprotectionpost2015In the context of the importance given by Belgium to social protection in the post-2015 UN negotiations, the Belgian Federal Public Service Social Security will organise on 27 April 2015, in cooperation with the International Labour Organization, a conference on the theme "Social Protection in the Post-2015 Agenda". Moderated by Ms Jacki Davis , the conference will offer a high-level exchange between representatives from both developing and developed countries, international organizations, academic experts, social partners and civil society organizations.

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