Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 29 August - 4 September 2016
29 AUGUST 2016
The Director-General represents the United Nations Secretary-General and delivers a statement on his behalf at the “Building a Nuclear – Weapon – Free World” conference in Astana on the occasion of the International Day against Nuclear Tests.
31 AUGUST 2016
The Director-General, together with United Nations Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management Catherine Pollard, briefs the Organizational Meeting of the Human Rights Council.
1 SEPTEMBER 2016
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Mr. Kuol Alor Kuol Arop, presents his credentials to the Director-General.
The Director-General meets with the Rector of the University of Geneva, Professor Yves Flückiger.
The Director-General meets with Mr. Sami Kanaan, Administrative Councilor in charge of the Department of culture and sport of the City of Geneva, to discuss the collaboration between networks of cities and International Geneva.
2 SEPTEMBER 2016
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Finland, H.E. Ms. Terhi Hakala, presents her credentials to the Director-General.
The new Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Norway, H.E. Mr. Hans Brattskar, presents his credentials to the Director-General.
The Director-General meets the 2016 recipients of the United Nations Programme of Fellowships on Disarmament.
The Director-General delivers remarks at the 19th edition of the “Fête de la Communication”, an event organized by the Geneva Press Club, and meets with delegates of the International Association of Press Clubs and the European Federation of Press Clubs.