22 - 28 October 2012
22 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Pierre Claver Ndayiragije, Permanent Representative of Burundi to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
The Director-General attended a luncheon hosted by Mr. Nicolas Niemtchinow, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
The new Permanent Representative of Thailand, Mr. Thani Thongphakdi, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
23 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
The Director-General met with Mr. Antti Turunen, United Nations Representative and Co-Chair of the Geneva Discussions.
The Director-General hosted a luncheon in honour of Mr. Dante Martinelli, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, to bid farewell to the departing Ambassador.
25 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General toured the Palais des Nations with the Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. Jan Eliasson to meet UNOG staff.
The Director-General participated in a luncheon hosted by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) in honour of the Deputy Secretary-General with a select number of Ambassadors and senior representatives from the diplomatic, civil society and research communities in Geneva.
The new Permanent Representative of Indonesia, Mr. Triyono Wibowo presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
The Director-General gave a public lecture at the University of Geneva on the theme of "Global Governance in an Era of Transformation: a United Nations Perspective”.
The Director-General attended a dinner held in honour of Mr. Luvsanvandangiin Bold, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia.