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Highlight of this week's activities

3 - 9 March 2014

3 MARCH 2014
The Acting Director-General welcomed the Secretary-General to Geneva and together with the Secretary-General, participated in the opening of the High Level Segment of the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council.

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with the President of Tunisia, Mr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki.

The Acting Director-General chaired a meeting with the Secretary-General and Heads of United Nations funds, programmes and specialized agencies in Geneva. They discussed common priorities and the inclusion of human rights into the work of all.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. John W. Ashe, President of the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Umberto Della Vedova, Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of Italy.

The Acting Director-General attended the opening of the exhibition “Wild and Precious” on the occasion of World Wildlife Day, at which the Secretary-General delivered remarks.

The Acting Director-General met with Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s Meeting and Lunch with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with Ms. Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at which the human rights work of the Organization was discussed.

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with the non-governmental organizations working on human rights: the International Service for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists.

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Eladio Ramón Loizaga Lezcano, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Paraguay.

The Acting Director-General signed a cooperation agreement between UNOG and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania to digitize over 50,000 pages from the League of Nations Archives relating to Lithuania between the years 1920 and 1946.

The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with Mr. Elias Jaua Milano, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivian Republic of Venezuela. They discussed the violence currently taking place in the country.

The Acting Director-General opened an Exhibition and High-Level Debate entitled “Too Young to Wed: Protect Girls’ Rights. Stop Child Marriage.”

The Acting Director-General participated in a dinner hosted by Mr. Baudelaire Ndong Ella, President of the Human Rights Council in honour of the Secretary-General.
4 MARCH 2014
The Acting Director-General participated in the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Sergio Duarte, Former United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and H.E Mr. Pedro Motta Pinto Coelho, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the Conference on Disarmament.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Yerzhan Ashikbayev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister's Assistant for International Cooperation Affairs of Qatar, and Head of the Qatari delegation to the 25th session of the Human Rights Council.

The Acting Director-General participated in a High-Level Dialogue on "The promotion of preventative approaches within the United Nations system" organized by the Human Rights Council. He discussed the efforts of the United Nations with regard to conflict prevention as well as current and future challenges.

The Acting Director-General opened the exhibition entitled "Robert Capa 100", organized by the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
5 MARCH 2014
The Acting Director-General, in his capacity as Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in the high-level segment of the plenary meeting of the Conference.

The Acting Director-General accepted on behalf of UNOG a donation from the Permanent Mission of Greece of a “Cycladic idol”.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Saleh Elmarghani, Minister of Justice of Libya.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Director of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mrs. Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.
6 MARCH 2014
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Nguyen Trung Thanh, Permanent Representative of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Mohsen Naziri Asl, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended a luncheon on the occasion of the Official Opening of the 84th Geneva International Motor Show.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Abelardo Moreno Fernández, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba.

The Acting Director-General met with members of the newly-elected UNOG Staff Coordinating Council.
7 MARCH 2014
The Acting Director-General participated in the commemoration of International Women’s Day, held during the 25th session of the Human Rights Council.



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