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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 16 - 22 October 2017

16 OCTOBER 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Kenji Shiga, Director of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, President of Burkina Faso, to discuss collaboration between the United Nations and Burkina Faso as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Director-General receives members of the United States Congress and briefs them on the work of UN Geneva.

The Director-General delivers a speech on the occasion of the 37th Observance of the World Food Day, an event organized by the Food and Agriculture Organisation.
17 OCTOBER 2017
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Peru, H.E. Mr. Claudio Julio De la Puente Ribeyro, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Hasmik Tolmajyan, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia.

The Director-General delivers a speech on the occasion of the Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Najat Rochdi, Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) and Resident Coordinator in this country.

The Director-General delivers a speech marking Spanish Language Day through musical performances, poetry recitals and the exhibition “A Smile for Human Rights” by Argentinian artist Eugenia Susel.
18 OCTOBER 2017
The Director-General attends the celebrations of the International Print Day, hosted by the Department of Conference Management.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Bert Koenders, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Jorge Lomónaco, Permanent Representative of Mexico.
19 OCTOBER 2017
The Director-General travels to Bern to meet with Mr. Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Yasuyoshi Komizo, Secretary-General of Mayors for Peace, an organization of cities dedicated to the promotion of peace.

The Director-General attends a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Strategic Heritage Plan.

The Director-General attends a private lecture by Mr. John F. Kerry on “Rethinking the New World Order”, event jointly organized by the City of Geneva, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and the Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd.



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