30 April - 6 May 2012
1 MAY 2012
The Director-General chaired the opening session of the General meeting on cooperation between the United Nations system and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The Director-General met Mr. Jehangir Khan, Deputy Director, Middle East and West Asia Division, United Nations Department of Political Affairs.
The Director-General met Mr. Stephen Tull, United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative of Kazakhstan to discuss regional developments.
The Director-General participated in a round table discussion on "Multilingualism in International Organizations: Information and Communication in a Globalized World".
The Director-General met with Mr. Hameed Opeloyeru, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Affairs, OIC General Secretariat, Mr. Ufuk Gokcen, OIC Permanent Observer to the UN, New York and Mr. Slimane Chikh, OIC Permanent Observer to the UN, Geneva.
The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the General meeting on cooperation between the United Nations system and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
2 MAY 2012
With Professor Philippe Burrin, Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, the Director-General discussed the current economic and financial situation and political developments in the Middle East, as well as enhanced collaboration with the Graduate Institute.
The Director-General attended a reception hosted by Mr. Roderick van Schreven, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands on the occasion of the official birthday of Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
3 MAY 2012
The Director-General participated in a conference with Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Commander of the United Kingdom Joint Forces Command on the topic of “Defence Strategy in Uncertainty”.
The Director-General participated in the closing session of the General meeting on cooperation between the United Nations system and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the Polish National Day, hosted by Mr. Remigiusz A. Henczel, Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, and by Mr. Krzysztof Trepczyński, Permanent Representative of Poland to the World Trade Organization.