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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

21 - 27 November 2011

21 NOVEMBER 2011
The Director-General participated by videoconference in a meeting of the Senior Management Group (SMG), chaired by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
22 NOVEMBER 2011
The Director-General opened the 39th annual United Nations Women’s Guild Bazaar at the Palais des Nations.

The Director-General met Mrs. Emina Keèo-Isakoviæ, Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Among issues discussed were regional developments and her country’s contributions to the work of the United Nations.
23 NOVEMBER 2011
The new Permanent Representative of Ecuador, Mr. Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s representative in Geneva.

The Director-General participated in the signing ceremony of the first-ever UNOG-CERN Cooperation Agreement.

The Director-General participated in an interactive discussion at the World Economic Forum on global challenges linked to the main issue of the upcoming Davos 2012 Annual Meeting, “The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models”.
24 NOVEMBER 2011
The Director-General met Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to discuss continued cooperation between WIPO and the United Nations Office at Geneva.

The Director-General attended a reception in celebration of the National Day of Japan, and shared his congratulations on this occasion.
25 NOVEMBER 2011
The Director-General participated in a conference hosted by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Diplomatic Club of Geneva and the University of Geneva on the theme of forced displacement and the challenge it presents for Europe.

The Director-General met Mr. William Lacy Swing, Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The Director-General had a meeting with Mr. Luvsantseren Orgil, the Permanent Representative of Mongolia to discuss present and future cooperation between the United Nations and Mongolia in areas related to disarmament, human rights, and the Millennium Development Goals.