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Highlight of this week's activities

3 - 9 December 2012

3 DECEMBER 2012
The Director-General opened the 12th Meeting of the States Parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti Personnel Mines and on their Destruction.

The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Turkmenistan, hosted by Mr. Esen Aydogdyev, Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Director-General participated in a dinner hosted by Mr. Mari Amano, Permanent Representative of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament.
4 DECEMBER 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee, Head of Strategic Partnership and International Relations, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The Director-General met Mr. Andrei Galaev, Chief Executive Officer of Sakhalin Energy, Mr. Vinay P. Saldanha, Deputy Chief of Staff, Executive Office, UNAIDS to discuss partnerships and other issues of common interest.

The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Finland hosted by Ms. Päivi Kairamo-Hella, Permanent Representative of Finland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
5 DECEMBER 2012
The Director-General met Mr. Christian Strohal, Permanent Representative of Austria, Ambassador Mr. Alexander Kmentt, Director for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation at the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and Mr. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico.

The Director-General met Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to discuss continued cooperation.

The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the National Day of Japan hosted by Mr. Yoichi Otabe, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Geneva and Mr. Mari Amano, Permanent Representative of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament.
6 DECEMBER 2012
The new Permanent Representative of Yemen, Mr. Ali Mohamed Majawar, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The new Permanent Representative of Albania, Ms. Filloreta Kodra, presented her credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed her as her country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The new Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States, Mr. Mohamed Khamlichi, presented his letter of nomination to the Director-General, who welcomed him as the League’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The Director-General conducted a working visit to Bern, Switzerland where he participated in meetings with Swiss Federal officials including Mr. Filippo Lombardi, President of the Council of States 2012/2013, Swiss Federal Assembly and Mr. Yves Rossier, State Secretary, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

The Director-General participated in a celebration of Escalade, an annual Geneva festival, organized by the Geneva Welcome Center (CAGI).



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