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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

27 February - 5 March 2017

27 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General accompanies United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres during his visit to Geneva on the occasion of the opening of the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council and its high-level segment.
28 FEBRUARY 2017
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Tsend Munkh-Orgil, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Hugo Roger Martínez Bonilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Ahmed Al Meraikhi, the Humanitarian Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Alexandros Zenon, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Gen. Taban Deng Gai, Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Pedro Villagra Delgado, Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Argentine Republic.

The Director-General meets with Mr. George Ciamba, State Secretary of Romania.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas, Assistant Secretary-General and Controller in the Office of Programme Planning, Budget and Accounts (OPPBA) in the United Nations Department of Management.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of the exhibition “#childmothers”, which is followed by a high-level panel discussion on early adolescent pregnancy organized by Plan International and the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA).

The Director-General delivers a speech at the event “Future Dreaming – A Celebration of Indigenous Culture and Innovation in Australia”, which is organized by the Permanent Missions of Australia.
1 MARCH 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the French Republic.
2 MARCH 2017
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Srdan Darmanoviæ, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Montenegro.

The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), on the IDLO’s 2020 Strategy and its efforts to promote the rule of law as a driver to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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

The Director-General meets with Mr. Johnston Barkat, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Ombudsman and Head of the Ombudsman and Mediation Services.
3 MARCH 2017
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Alexandre Marc, Chief Specialist at the World Bank on Fragility, Conflict and Violence, and Mr. Jago Salmon, Advisor at the World Bank on Conflict and Fragility.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, President of ONUART Foundation, and Mr. Juan Antonio March, Vice-President, to discuss cultural activities planned for the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room in 2017.



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