28 January - 3 February 2013
28 JANUARY 2013
The new Permanent Representative of Greece, Mr. Alexandros Alexandris 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, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in presidential consultations of the Conference.
31 JANUARY 2013
The Director-General met Mr. Evan P. Garcia, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva. They discussed issues of common interest.
The Director-General expressed his condolences to the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan following a plane crash in that country, which resulted in 26 fatalities.
The Director-General opened the UNOG Library Talk on “Afghanistan’s Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The Outlook After the 2014 Transition”.
The Director-General attended a New Year reception, hosted by the Diplomatic Club of Geneva.
1 FEBRUARY 2013
The Director-General met Mr. Alexandre Fasel, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva and Ambassador Mr. Dante Martinelli.