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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

19 - 25 June 2017

19 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Sergio Arvizú, Chief Executive Officer for the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF), and Mr. Alan Blythe, Chief of Office of UNJSPF Geneva.

The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Peter Thomas Drennan, Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security.

The new Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic, H.E. Mr. Francisco A. Caraballo, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Mónica Ferro, Chief of the United Nations Population Fund Office in Geneva.

The Director-General participates in the 9th meeting of the “Genève +” think tank.
20 JUNE 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of the cultural activity “Entire Life in a Package”, an art exhibition organized by the Permanent Mission of the State of Israel on the occasion of World Refugee Day.

The Director-General delivers a speech at opening of the cultural activity “Refugees – a Great Challenge”, an exhibition of photographs by Herlinde Kölbl organized by the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany on the occasion of World Refugee Day.
21 JUNE 2017
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Ms. Martha Rojas-Urrego, Secretary-General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, to discuss the activities of the Ramsar Convention with regards to the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of “25 Years”, an exhibition of photographs organized by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s membership in the United Nations.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Luc-Joseph Okio, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo.

The Director-General attends the screening of “Un Cocon sur un Fil”, a documentary film on the United Nations created by students of the lycée St Paul.

The Director-General attends the inauguration of the new premises in Geneva of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Croatia, followed by a reception on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Croatia’s membership to the United Nations.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of “20 years of Humanitarian Mine Action”, an exhibition marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Mine Action Service and of the Mine Ban Convention.
22 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with H.E. Ms. Yvette Stevens, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the ceremony marking a book donation to United Nations Library Geneva by the Government of the Republic of Singapore, an event attended by H.E. Mr. Kok Jwee Foo, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Singapore.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Martin Chungong, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Alice Guitton, Permanent Representative of the French Republic to the Conference on Disarmament.

The Director-General attends the closing evening of the 2017 Fédération internationale de l’automobile Sport Conference.
23 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with Ms. Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Alexandre de Juniac, Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Air Transport Association.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Farukh Amil, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, to discuss the International Gender Champions initiative.



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