Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 24 - 30 April 2017
25 APRIL 2017
The Director-General accompanies United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres during his visit to Geneva.
The Director-General opens the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, an event co-hosted by the Swiss Confederation, the Kingdom of Sweden and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
The Director-General delivers remarks at the opening of the Principal Level Meeting of the Global Migration Group (GMG), an inter-agency group on international migration.
The Director-General delivers a speech at the closing of the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region, an intergovernmental meeting convened by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
26 APRIL 2017
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Viktoras Pranckietis, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania.
The Director-General delivers a speech at the sixty-seventh session of UNECE entitled “UNECE at 70: Economic integration and cooperation towards 2030”, which marks the 70th anniversary of the regional commission.
The Director-General signs a memorandum of understanding with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) for a new collaboration on the SDG Lab.
The Director-General meets with Ms. Louise Arbour, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for International Migration.
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Hasan Kleib, presents his credentials to the Director-General.
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Lilian Darii, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova.
27 APRIL 2017
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, the Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank, to discuss the World Bank’s efforts to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and fight poverty.
28 APRIL 2017
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Kanni Wignaraja, Director of UN DOCO, to discuss the office’s efforts to promote change and innovation in the UN system.
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of India, H.E. Mr. Rajiv Kumar Chander, presents his credentials to the Director-General.