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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

12 - 18 June 2017

12 JUNE 2017
The Director-General delivers remarks at the annual Executive Summer Course on Global Health Diplomacy organised by the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group.

The Director-General delivers a speech at “In Conflicts and Disasters – Protect Children from Child Labour”, an event organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UN Geneva on World Day Against Child Labour.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Henk Cor van der Kwast, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament.
13 JUNE 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the high-level launch of “It takes a world to end violence against children”, a five-year global campaign by World Vision International.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Madeleine Rees, Secretary-General of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

The Director-General attends a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Strategic Heritage Plan.
14 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Steve Killelea, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace.

The Director-General meets with participants of the Capacity Development Programme in Multilateral Diplomacy, a training seminar for officials from states in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific with no or limited diplomatic presence in Geneva, organized by the DiploFoundation.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the event on enabling gender equal representation organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Sweden.

The Director-General meets Dr. Wolfgang Jamann, Secretary-General and Chief Executive Officer of CARE International, and Ms. Michelle Nunn, Chief Executive Officer and President of CARE USA.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Maarja Kadajane, co-founder of the Constructive Institute.

The Director-General delivers remarks at the 2017 edition of the Geneva Opera Pool, an annual gala and artistic performance organized by the Permanent Mission of the Swiss Confederation to bring together international and local Geneva. This year, it features Vincenzo Bellini’s “Norma”.
15 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Eric Berman, Managing Director of Small Arms Survey.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Max Bankole Jarrett, Director-in-Charge of the Africa Progress Panel.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Thomas Peyker, Inspector of European Union Delegations.
16 JUNE 2017
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus, H.E. Mr. George Kasoulides, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General meets Mr. Adrian Monck, Head of Public and Social Engagement at the World Economic Forum, and Mr. Oliver Cann, Head of Media Content.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Irena Vojackova-Sollorano, United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Turkey.



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