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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

3 - 9 April 2017

3 APRIL 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the Opening Session of the “Knowledge for Development Conference”, an event co-organized by the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations System (JIU) and Knowledge Management Austria (KMA).

The Director-General meets with Mr. Francesco Marelli, Head of the CBRN Risk Mitigation and Security Governance Programme at UNICRI.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Scott Weber, Director-General of Interpeace.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Olivier Delarue, Chief Executive Officer of GHL.

The Permanent Observer of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (IOC), H.E. Ms. Nassima Baghli, presents her letters of nomination to the Director-General.

The Director-General delivers a speech at a welcome event for Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).
4 APRIL 2017
The Director-General meets with Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, and hosts a luncheon with the Heads of United Nations entities.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Permanent Observer of the Holy See.
5 APRIL 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Jean-Pierre Kempeneers, National Coordinator for International Positions of the Kingdom of Netherlands.

The Director-General meets with the facilitators of the Global Compact on Migration.
6 APRIL 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the WBCSD to discuss the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of International Geneva.

The Director-General administers the Oath of Office to new United Nations staff members in which they uphold the United Nations Charter and pledge to uphold the highest levels of efficiency, competency and integrity.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the inauguration of a photo exhibition entitled “We Play Together” on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
7 APRIL 2017
The Director-General meets with a delegation of fifteen Members of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Theresia Degener, Chair of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

The Director-General delivers a speech at the Annual Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.



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