Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 11 - 17 December 2017
11 DECEMBER 2017
The Director-General delivers opening remarks at the opening of the Annual Meeting of the UN Strategic Planning Network, aimed at sharing knowledge on common challenges and technical matters related to strategic planning.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the General Assembly of the Students’ League of Nations of the International School of Geneva, taking place at the Palais des Nations. He also meets with Dr. David Hawley, Director General of the International School of Geneva.
The Director-General attends a meeting organized by Mr. François Longchamp, President of the Council of State of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, on the occasion of the visit of the Government of the Uri Canton in Geneva.
The Director-General meets with H.E. Ms. Ana Elena Chacón Echeverría, Vice-President of the Republic of Costa Rica to discuss implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the Leadership in International Security Course organized by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).
12 DECEMBER 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Michael Christopher MacLennan, Assistant Deputy Minister at Global Affairs Canada (Global Issues and Development).
The Director-General meets with Mr. Adão Silva, Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Rapporteur on Strengthening Co-operation with the United Nations.
The Director-General delivers a speech at the UNOG cultural activity “Pieces for Peace”, an exhibition of drawings by young people from around the world, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and CITYarts.
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Lebanon.
14 DECEMBER 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Francis Gurry, Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
The Director-General delivers welcoming remarks at the panel discussion in commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.