Official opening of the UN House in Bucharest - 13 October 2003

The ceremony of the official opening of the United Nations House in Romania took place on Monday, 13 October 2003, in Bucharest, Bulevardul Primaverii 48 A.

The ceremony was honoured by the presence of HE Mr. Ion Iliescu, President of Romania, HE Mr. Adrian Nastase, Prime Minister, UN High officials, namely Mr. Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP Administrator and Special envoy of the UN Secretary General, Mr. Kalman Miszei - director of the UNDP Regional Office for Europe, and Mrs. Soknan Han Jung, UN Resident Coordinator in Romania, other Romanian officials and representatives of the academic community and the mass-media.

The UN House hosts the offices of the six specialized agencies of the UN System represented at Bucharest: the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Programe for HIV-AIDS (UNAIDS), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and the Liaison Office for the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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