5 - 11 November 2012
5 NOVEMBER 2012
The Director-General met Mrs. Maria Ciobanu, Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva to discuss shared priorities, including with regard to the empowerment of women.
6 NOVEMBER 2012
The new Permanent Representative of Mozambique, Mr. Pedro Comissário Afonso, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
7 NOVEMBER 2012
The Director-General attended a luncheon hosted by Ms. Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva in support of the "Power of Empowered Women" initiative.
The Director-General participated by videoconference in a meeting of the Senior Management Group, chaired by the United Nations Secretary-General.
8 NOVEMBER 2012
The Director-General participated in the “Great British Breakfast”, organized by the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Geneva.
The Director-General opened the Cyber Security Conference 2012 organized by the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).
The Director-General met Mr. Mothae Anthony Maruping, Permanent Representative of Lesotho to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, to bid farewell prior to his departure from Geneva.
9 NOVEMBER 2012
The Director-General opened the annual meeting of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, which focused on operationalizing resilience in peacebuilding contexts.
The Director-General participated by video-conference in the Management Committee meeting chaired by the Chef de Cabinet of the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General, in which cross-cutting management issues of the Organization were discussed.
The Director-General participated in a meeting of alumni of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations organized by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations having their Headquarters in Geneva.