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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

15 - 21 October 2012

15 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General met with Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs to discuss continued cooperation between UNOG and the Department of Political Affairs and other issues of common interest.

The Director-General participated in the General Assembly's First Committee in an exchange with the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and high-level officials in the field of arms control and disarmament, including from OPCW, CTBTO and IAEA.
16 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General participated in a meeting of the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly.

The Director-General met with Mr. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General and Ms. Susana Malcorra, Chef de Cabinet of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General for internal consultations.
17 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General met with Mr. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information to discuss issues of common interest.

The Director-General participated in a working luncheon with Ms. Sujata Mehta, Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament to discuss the situation in the Conference and other related issues.
18 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General participated in UNOG Human Resources Open Day, designed to provide an opportunity for staff members at all levels to meet with Human Resources staff in an informal setting where they can ask questions and learn more about benefits and entitlements.

The Director-General met with Ms. Anne-Marie Lizin, honorary President of the Belgian Senate, to discuss issues of common interest.
19 OCTOBER 2012
The Director-General participated in the OSCE Focus 2012 Conference on devising a common response to the security challenges of the OSCE region in 2015 and beyond. He highlighted the need for partnerships and opportunities for bolstering common prevention efforts, including through greater use of Geneva as a platform for mediation, confidence-building and dialogue.

The Director-General attended a dinner on the occasion of the OSCE FOCUS 2012 event.