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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

26 June - 2 July 2017

27 JUNE 2017
The Director-General meets with fellows of the 2017 Duke Geneva Programme, to discuss the work of the United Nations and of its partners in International Geneva.

The Director-General delivers a speech at a celebratory event for Dr. Margaret Chan, outgoing Director-General of the World Health Organization.

The Director-General briefs the Western European and Others Group on UN Geneva’s activities, priorities and challenges.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Terry McAuliffe, the Governor of Virginia.

The Director-General delivers closing remarks at the celebration of the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) Day 2017, an event organized by the International Trade Centre.
28 JUNE 2017
The Director-General travels to Annecy, France, to deliver a speech at the Ahimsa Forum 2017, an event organized by the Ahimsa Fund on forging partnerships for global health implementation at the grassroots.

The Director-General briefs the Eastern European Group on UN Geneva’s activities, priorities and challenges.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict.
29 JUNE 2017
The Director-General delivers a speech at the symposium on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the International Social Security Association.

The Director-General delivers a speech at the opening of the informal consultation on “Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: The Opportunities and Challenges of Convergence”.

The new Permanent Observer of the International Organization of la Francophonie, H.E. Mr. Henri Monceau, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General meets with two graduate students from Nantucket, Massachusetts, during their visit to Geneva, a trip sponsored by their local Rotary Club to help them learn about international cooperation in Geneva.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Rob Acker, Chief Executive of Salesforce.

The Director-General briefs the African Group on UN Geneva’s activities, priorities and challenges.
30 JUNE 2017
The Director-General briefs the Asia and Pacific Group on UN Geneva’s activities, priorities and challenges.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Olga Algayerova, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

The Director-General briefs the Latin American and Caribbean Group on UN Geneva’s activities, priorities and challenges.
2 JULY 2017
The Director-General attends the 18th Annual Symi Symposium, an international gathering organized by the Andreas Papandreou Foundation to foster ideas on the topic “Cyber-Challenges for Peace, Democracy, Communication” and other pressing issues.



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