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Highlight of this week's activities

9 - 15 December 2013

9 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General participated in an event organized by the Permanent Mission of Denmark that focused on strategic planning and policy development, as well as the positioning of Geneva as a multilateral hub of the international community.

The Acting Director-General signed the condolence book at the Permanent Mission of South Africa, following the passing away of Nelson Mandela, former President of the Republic of South Africa.

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

At his first town hall meeting with UN staff, the Acting Director-General introduced himself, reviewed current and future priorities and established a dialogue with staff.

The Acting Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the 86th Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, hosted by H.E. Mr. Thani Thongphakdi, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General participated in a dinner organized by H.E. Mr. Abderrazak Kilani, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations Office and specialized institutions in Swizerland, in honour of H.E. Mr. Samir Dilou, Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice of Tunisia.
10 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General attended a film screening of “Tall as the Baobob Tree”and discussion on “Poverty as a Driver of Child, Early and Forced Marriage”.

The Acting Director-General participated in the swearing-in ceremony of the State Council of Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended a reception hosted by H.E. Mr. Daw Penjo, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Bhutan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended a reception hosted by H.E. Ms. Päivi Kairamo, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
11 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with the Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC) of Member States 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 H.E. Mr. Zamir Akram, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva. They discussed disarmament issues.

The Acting Director-General participated via video-conference in a meeting of the Senior Advisers on Management chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General.

The Acting Director-General participated in a Junior Diplomat Initiative seminar on "From Human Rights to Peacekeeping: The Diplomatic Career of Mr. Michael Møller".

The Acting Director-General opened the photo exhibition entitled "A Life of Fear and Flight - Sister Angélique Namaika" organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The Acting Director-General attended a concert organized by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations having their Headquarters in Geneva, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Human Rights Day.
12 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Istvan Posta, Chair of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), and its Executive Secretary, Ms. Susanne Frueh.

The Acting Director-General participated in a working lunch with Mr. Christian Dussey, Director of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Louis Germain, United Nations Regional Ombudsman in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with the Asia and Pacific Group of Member States 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 participated in the celebration “l'Escalade”, organized by the Geneva Welcome Centre.
13 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, Permanent Representative of the Gabonese Republic to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland.

The Acting Director-General met with senior staff members of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

The Acting Director-General attended the end-of-year party of UN Secretariat staff in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended the end-of-year reception hosted by the Association of Correspondents accredited to the United Nations Office at Geneva (ACANU).



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