Director-General Meets with Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and Attends Ceremony
17 June 2011
The Director-General met with the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta Fra’ Matthew Festing, to discuss the work of the Order in humanitarian emergencies and public health and receive the donation of the sculpture “Compassion”. Thanking the Grand Master for the generous contribution, the Director-General highlighted the universal nature of compassion and the shared commitment of the Sovereign Order and the United Nations to improve the lives of people around the world. Mr. Jean-Pierre Mazery, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chief Executive, and Mrs. Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann, Permanent Observer were also present.