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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

21 - 27 August 2017

21 AUGUST 2017
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Guillaume Long, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General meets with Dr. Dan Plesch, Director of the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at the London School of Oriental and African Studies.

The Director-General meets the United Nations Disarmament Fellows, a group of young professionals studying disarmament and international security.

The Director-General hosts the annual observance of World Humanitarian Day at the Palais des Nations and delivers a speech.

The Director-General welcomes the 22 Youth Communicators of a World without Nuclear Weapons.
22 AUGUST 2017
The Director-General attends the Conference on Disarmament plenary meeting, the first one under the Presidency of the Kingdom of Spain.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Salvatore Lombardo, Chef de Cabinet at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

The Director-General co-chairs a meeting of the Steering Committee of the Strategic Heritage Plan for the Palais des Nations.
24 AUGUST 2017
The Director-General meets with Mr. Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.
25 AUGUST 2017
The Director-General receives a group of Chiefs of Staff and Legislative Directors of Members of the United States Congress.
26 AUGUST 2017
The Director-General participates in the European Forum Alpach in Böglerhof, Austria.