The United Nations (UN) team in Brussels brings together 30 entities/offices, of which 23 are members of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group. The team is led by the Director of the UN/UNDP Office in Brussels and Representative of the UN System in the European Union, a position currently held by Ms. Camilla Brückner. The UN in Brussels works together to present a unified voice to the EU and the Belgian Government. The team, supported by the UN Coordination Office, works to build understanding and support for UN system activities and global agendas such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, both within the EU institutions and amongst a wider public in Europe. Please follow this link to find out more about the engagement of the UN Brussels Team with EU institutions.

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COP29 in Azerbaijan to be a “Truce COP”

Set to take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 11 to 22 November 2024, the 29th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP29) aims to be...

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Upcoming Events

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2024

Each year on 30 July, we observe World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This year’s theme is “Leave No Child Behind in the Fight...

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2024

Each year on 30 July, we observe World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. This year’s theme is “Leave No Child Behind in the Fight...

The Week Ahead: UN in Brussels

The Week Ahead at the United Nations in Brussels, Belgium and further afar. Join events, seminars and conferences, in person or online, from the...

Brussels Refugee Week

Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates World Refugee Day. This year, World Refugee Day’s theme will focus on solidarity with refugees –...
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Ciné-ONU screening of “Our Blue World”

To mark World Environment Day, the United Nations in Brussels and Bozar will screen the European première of “Our Blue World”.   Opening remarks by Veronika Hunt...

International Day of Potato 2024 – Brussels Celebration

When: 27 May 2024, 14:00 – 17:00 CEST Where: Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi 155, 1040 Brussels. Event Programme Register online The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is delighted...

Threads of Change: Systemic Transformation of the Textile Sector

When: 16 May 2024, 9:30AM – 14.00PM CEST Where: Résidence Palace, rue de la Loi 155, 1000 Brussels Additional event information The event will be webstreamed, here. The textile...

United Nations Secretary-General visit, 20-22 March 2024

The head of the United Nations was in Brussels from 20 to 22 March for a series of meetings with heads of state and government, European Union (EU) officials and Belgian ministers on the occasion of the European Council summit on 21 and 22 March. On the agenda for discussion, as defined by the European Council: support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's war of aggression, security and defence, the current situation in the Middle East, enlargement, external relations, migration, agriculture and the European Semester. In...

António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations and Charles Michel, President of the European Council. © UN\Marian Blondeel

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. © UN\Marian Blondeel

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres with President of the European Parliament, Ms Roberta Metsola. © UN\Marian Blondeel

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