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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

30 January - 5 February 2017

30 JANUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Matthew Rowland, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Conference on Disarmament.

The Director-General meets the new Permanent Representative of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament, H.E. Mr. Nobushige Takamizawa.

The Director-General presides a Town Hall meeting on “Smart Working” methods with Mr. Stephen Cutts, Assistant Secretary-General for Central Support Services.

The Director-General gives an interview to Xinhua News Agency following the visit of the President of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations at Geneva.
31 JANUARY 2017
The Director-General delivers remarks at the opening of “Violent Extremism Online – a Challenge to Peace and Security”, a joint seminar held by UNOG and the Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF).

The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Gerda Verburg, United Nation Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.

The Director-General meets with Dr. Sarah B. K. von Billerbeck, Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Reading.
1 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with Ms. Eileen Cronin, the newly appointed Inspector of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), and Mr. Jerry Kramer, Inspector and Chair of the JIU.
2 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Pierre Ruetschi, Editor-in-Chief of the daily newspaper “Tribune de Genève”.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine, to discuss the 34th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC).
3 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr.Abdallah Mokssit, Secretary of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The Director-General meets with Ms.Ingrid Deltenre, Director General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), to discuss the ongoing collaboration between UNOG and EBU.



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