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The Director-General

25 November - 1 December 2013

25 NOVEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Margareta Wahlström, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) to discuss cooperation between UNOG and UNISDR, as well as other issues of common interest.

As part of his meetings with the Chairs of the regional groups of Member States, the Acting Director-General met with the Chair of the Eastern European Group, Mr. Dusko Uzunovski, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

As part of his meetings with the Chairs of the regional groups of Member States, the Acting Director-General met with the Chair of the Asia and Pacific Group, Ambassador Rajab M. Sukayri, Permanent Representative of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General participated in a luncheon hosted by Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative of the United Nations and the League of Arab States for Syria to discuss recent developments and preparations for the upcoming ‘Geneva II’ conference.

The Acting Director-General met with the African Group and exchanged views with them on current priorities of the United Nations with a particular focus on the perspective from Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with Ambassador Karen Pierce, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva to discuss issues of common interest.

The Acting Director-General opened a concert of the group ‘l’Ensamble Moxos’, organized on the second anniversary of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
26 NOVEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with the European Union Heads of Mission in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The Acting Director-General participated by video-conference in the Management Committee meeting chaired by the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General and dedicated to cross-cutting issues.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Bekele Geleta, Secretary-General, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative on Syria.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Sally Fegan-Wyles, Assistant Secretary-General, Director ad interim, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

The Acting Director-General attended a reception held on the occasion of the 103rd Council session of the International Organization for Migration, hosted by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the International Organization for Migration.
27 NOVEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Petra Lantz, Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Representation Office in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Selina Jackson, Special Representative of the World Bank Group to the United Nations and the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General participated in a luncheon with Mr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The Acting Director-General participated by videoconference in a meeting of the Senior Management Group, chaired by the Secretary-General.

As part of his meetings with UNOG staff, the Acting Director-General visited the UNOG Library and met with its staff.

The Acting Director-General met Ms. Martine Coppens, President of the United Nations Orchestra, as well as Mr. Antoine Marguier, Artistic Director, to discuss UNOG support for the ongoing activities of the orchestra, and in particular, the upcoming concert on Saturday, 30 November at Victoria Hall.

The Acting Director-General welcomed Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General, upon his arrival in Geneva.
28 NOVEMBER 2013
As part of his meetings with UNOG staff, the Acting Director-General met with the staff of the Security and Safety Service and participated in their daily line-up.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Dirk Achten, Secretary General of the Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium to discuss the Strategic Heritage plan and tour the Palais des Nations.

The Acting Director-General met Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Director, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Geneva and visited the OCHA Situation Centre.

The Acting Director-General met Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General. They discussed priorities of the United Nations in Geneva and other issues of common interest.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Jean-Marc Hoscheit, Permanent Representative of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General chaired a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative on Syria, in which recent developments in Syria were discussed.

The Acting Director-General opened a high-level event for the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), organized by the G-77 and UNITAR, with the participation of the Algerian Prime Minister, H.E. Mr. Abdelmalek Sellal, and the Prime Minister of Jamaica, H.E. Ms. Portia Simpson Miller.
29 NOVEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General chaired a special meeting to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and read the message of the Secretary-General.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Alexandre Fasel, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva to discuss issues of common interest.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).



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