środa, 15 maja 2013

Konferencja “Partnership between the EU and the UN - for a better future?”

Are pleased to invite you to participate in
the International Conference:
Partnership between the EU and the UN -
for a better future?”

Place: room 236A, Main Building,
Al. Niepodległości 10, Poznań
Date: 21th May 2013 (Tuesday)
Conference opening: 14:30 pm.

Registration deadline: 5th May
Abstract deadline: 12th May

For more details, please do not hesitate to contact: ulatowska.agata@gmail.com
Conference Info
Subject: We will be discussing cooperation between the UE and the UN in the 3 main fields. It would be nice if your presentation will operate in following areas:
1) Cooperation in the field of Development
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
The United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF)
- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
- World Bank (WB)
- World Food Programme (WFP).

2) Cooperation in the field of peace-keeping and conflict prevention
- A common objective of the European Union and United Nations peacekeeping (consolidation strategy of conflict prevention, arms control)
- Promoting and enhancing the role of the regions in the maintenance of international peace and security
- Support for peacekeeping missions (the ones that take place on the basis of the mandate of the Security Council; being: effective collaboration, as well as the efficient exchange of information.

3) Cooperation in the field of trade
- A common goal in the area of trade
- Cooperation in the World Trade Organization (WTO)
- Integration of developing countries into the world trading system, offering tariff-free imports from least developed countries (UNCTAD)
Timetable: We would be very grateful if all participants could send us a short (1-2 pages A4 approx.) abstract of presentation till 12th May. This would help us to prepare book of abstract, which will be useful during the presentations. Abstracts should be submitted as single MS Word DOC files as an e-mail attachment to the following e-mail address: ulatowska.agata@gmail.com
Presentations: The maximum time for oral session presentations is 15 min. There will be time for questions and discussion after the presentation.
Accommodation: We can help you in finding suitable place.

We would like to welcome you on Monday 20th May and spend nice afternoon together.
Then next day we will participate in conference.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Poznań!