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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

5 - 11 March 2018

5 MARCH 2018
The new Permanent Representative of Mongolia, H.E. Mr. Lundeg Purevsuren, presents his credentials to the Director-General.

The Director-General participates in an event marking the beginning of International Women’s Week and the launch of the International Gender Champions 2017 Annual Report.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Cui Qiang, Vice-President of the Phoenix Group, and Mr. Chen Changying.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Andrés Franco, Deputy-Director of the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

The Director-General meets with Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict.
6 MARCH 2018
The Director-General meets with Mr. André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman of the Board of La Roche, to discuss the role of the private sector in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Director-General meets with Ms. Mami Mizutori, the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Vladislav Mladenoviæ, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Serbia.

The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Henri Monceau, Permanent Observer of the International Organization of La Francophonie.
7 MARCH 2018
The Director-General delivers welcoming remarks at the event organized jointly by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the World Bank Group to celebrate the second anniversary of the release of the High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing Report (HLP).

The Director-General meets with Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer of the World Bank, and Mr. Jan Egeland, Secretary-General of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

The Director-General meets with Mr. Pietro Supino, Chief Executive Officer of Tamedia, the largest media group in Switzerland.

The Director-General delivers welcoming remarks at the screening of the film “SheTrades”, organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC) and its partner, the company Maersk, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.
8 MARCH 2018
The Director-General delivers remarks at the launch of the book: “Be in Her Shoes: Human Rights Challenges and Achievements of Women and Girls of African Descent”.

The Director-General attends the third “So What” event, organized by the SDG Lab on the interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals 5 (Gender Equality) and 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities).
9 MARCH 2018
The Director-General takes part in a barbershop-type conversation on the different perceptions and biases between male and female staff members, part of his effort to address casual sexism in the workplace.



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