Director-General Accompanies United Nations Secretary-General on Visit to Switzerland
17 October 2011
The Director-General accompanied United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon on his visit to Bern, Switzerland, which included talks with Mrs. Micheline Calmy-Rey, President of
the Swiss Confederation with members of the Swiss Government, the two Presidents of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committees and selected senior representatives of the Swiss Federal Administration. The Director-General then welcomed the Secretary-General to Geneva. This was followed by a meeting with Lord Michael Bates, from the House of Lords of the United Kingdom. The Director-General then moderated a Town Hall meeting with the Secretary-General and staff of the United Nations Office at Geneva and accompanied the Secretary-General to the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue.