Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 24 - 30 October 2016
24 OCTOBER 2016
The Director-General delivers remarks at the opening of the Annual Conference of the Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN), a gathering of students on the topic of climate change.
The Director-General represents the United Nations Secretary-General and delivers remarks at the opening of the 135th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the inauguration of the sculpture “Enlightened Universe” at Geneva’s Rotonde du Mont-Blanc to mark United Nations Day.
The Director-General chairs a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Michael Keating, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), to discuss the challenges facing this state.
The Director-General participates in a live interview to be broadcast on the Facebook page of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the work of the United Nations.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the “Concert à l’occasion de la Journée des Nations Unies”, a concert by the Orchestre de la Suisse romande to mark United Nations Day.
25 OCTOBER 2016
The Director-General joins in the celebrations to honour United Nations personnel on the occasion of United Nations Staff Day.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the launch of the Centre of Competence on Negotiation and Mediation, which will provide research support to partner agencies and technical support to field practitioners.
26 OCTOBER 2016
The Director-General meets with the Mayor of Geneva, Mr. Guillaume Barazzone, to discuss the collaboration between UNOG and the Host City.
27 OCTOBER 2016
The Director-General briefs the Latin American and Caribbean Group on UNOG activities, priorities and challenges.
The Director General meets with the Permanent Representative of the Togolese Republic, H.E. Mr. Yackoley Kokou Johnson, to discuss the Strategic Heritage Plan for the Palais des Nations.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the opening of “Ultimately Human: The Leaders and the Led”, an exhibition of portraits organized by the Permanent Mission of the United States of America.
28 OCTOBER 2016
The Director-General meets with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF).