Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 20 - 26 February 2017
20 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of an exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the Inland Transport Committee (ITC) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
The Director-General delivers a speech on global governance and the role of the United Nations at the launch conference of the Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance (MEIG) of the University of Geneva.
21 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with Ms. Anne Lemore, Chef de Cabinet of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), to discuss the 2017 session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Director-General delivers a speech on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, the inauguration of UNOG’s Centre for Learning and Multilingualism and the opening of the photo exhibition “Once upon a time a document”.
The new Permanent Representative of the Federative Republic of Brazil, H.E. Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo, presents her credentials to the Director-General.
The Director-General delivers a speech at the Ciné-ONU screening of “You will not have my hatred”, a documentary that gives the floor to those affected by acts of terrorism, including the November 2015 attacks in Paris.
22 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the Special Informal Plenary Meeting of the Conference on Disarmament commemorating the 110th Anniversary of the Second Hague Conference.
23 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with Ms. Inger Andersen, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
24 FEBRUARY 2017
The Permanent Observer of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (IOC), H.E. Ms. Nassima Baghli, presents her letter of nomination to the Director-General.
The Director-General gives an interview to the Swiss daily newspaper “Le Temps” to share his vision for UNOG and International Geneva.
The Director-General delivers a speech at an award ceremony recognizing the contributions of United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) staff members and on the occasion of Mr. Alexandre Garrido’s departure from UNOG.