Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 2 - 8 May 2016
2 MAY 2016
The Director-General delivers welcoming remarks at the opening of the second session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) on “Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations”.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the presentation of the “Hiroshima tree”, a donation from ‘Mayors for Peace’ to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
The Director-General meets with the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), Mr. Akram Atallah.
The Director-General meets with the Assistant Secretary-General for the General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM), Mr. Movses Abelian.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the Board Meeting of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services on the contributions of the private sector to the sustainable development goals (SDGs), International Geneva and the Strategic Heritage Plan for the Palais des Nations.
The Director-General meets with the Executive Secretary of the Provisional Technical Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Mr. Lassina Zerbo, to exchange views on the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.
3 MAY 2016
The Director-General travels to Vienna, where he delivers remarks at the European Editor’s Forum of the European Newspaper Congress.
4 MAY 2016
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Arancha González, the Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), who will discuss the importance of women’s participation in trade to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Director-General meets with the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Andreas Ignatiou, to discuss two upcoming cultural events at the United Nations Office at Geneva.
6 MAY 2016
The Director-General meets with the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Lithuania, H.E. Mr. Rytis Paulauskas, to discuss the September 2016 conference “Europe whole and free and at peace – 2040” to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The Director-General meets with the Vice President of Global Engagement at the Internet Society, Mr. Raúl Echeberría, on the sidelines of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Mustafa Osman Ismail Elamin, presents his credentials to the Director-General.