16 - 22 July 2012
16 JULY 2012
The Director-General attended a luncheon hosted by H.E. Mr. Abdulwahab A. Attar, Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia in honour of H.E. Mr. Hisham Badr, Permanent Representative of Egypt, bidding farewell to the departing Ambassador.
18 JULY 2012
The Director-General met with Mr. Peter Maurer, the new President of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The Director-General attended a reception to celebrate the National Day of the Arab Republic of Egypt, hosted by Ambassador Hisham Badr, Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations Office and specialized institutions in Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland.
19 JULY 2012
The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, Mr. Ravinatha Pandukabhaya Aryasinha, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
20 JULY 2012
The Director-General met with Mr. Said Djinnit, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa.
The Director-General met with Mr. Kofi Annan, the Joint Special Envoy for the United Nations and the League of Arab States for the Syrian Crisis, to discuss the situation in the country.