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UN Day Flanders

CIFAL Flanders | UNITAR & United Nations Association Flanders Belgium (VVN)

Monday, October 21, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CEST)

UN Day Flanders

Registration Information

Type End Quantity
13:30 Marketplace and coffee networking event Ended Free  
15:00 Session 1: Agenda 2030 and the implementation of the SDGs in Flanders Ended Free  
15:00 Session 2: Toolbox Business and Human Rights Ended Free  
15:00 Session 3: Education for Sustainable Development Ended Free  
15:00 Session 4: 100 years ILO – Achievements and roadmap for the Future of Work Ended Free  
15:00 Session 5: The role of Flanders in nuclear disarmament Ended Free  
15:00 Session 6: Food security & resilience to climate change Ended Free  
16:30 High-Level Colloquium Ended Free  
19:00 Networking drink & food with Belgian flavour Ended Free  

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Event Details

It is with pleasure that CIFAL Flanders | UNITAR and the United Nations Association Flanders Belgium (VVN) invite you to the United Nations Day Flanders.

 

We will reflect on the progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals in Flanders and on the challenges of the United Nations for the upcoming years. Join us to celebrate the 74th anniversary of the United Nations and the start of UN week.

 

Programme

 

13:30 Marketplace and coffee networking event

Information and promotional stands of UN agencies and related organisations

 

15:00 Break-out sessions (please register for only one session

1. Agenda 2030 and the implementation of the SDGs in Flanders

2. Toolbox Business and Human Rights

3. Education for Sustainable Development

4. 100 years ILO – Achievements and roadmap for the Future of Work

5. The role of Flanders in nuclear disarmament

6. Food security: resilience to climate change

 

16:30 High-Level Colloquium 

  • The first European Sustainable Development Report
    Keynote by Guillaume Lafortune, writer of the report and Manager SDG Index UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network 
  • High Level Panel: Belgium in the UN Security Council
    • Bénédicte Frankinet, Former Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations
    • Werner Bauwens, Deputy Director General Belgium in the UN Security Council
    • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (name to be announced) 
  • Musical intermezzo

19:00 Networking drink & food with Belgian flavour

 

Find all the speakers and the full programme here.

 

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