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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

3 - 9 September 2012

3 SEPTEMBER 2012
The new Permanent Representative of Honduras, Mr. Efraín Díaz Arrivillaga, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

Mr. Urs Schmid, Ambassador Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament presented his letter of nomination to the Director-General, who welcomed him in his new role.

The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in presidential consultations and a plenary meeting of the Conference.

The Director-General opened the exhibition “11 SEPTEMBRE 2001 - DE LA PAIX”, organized by the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office at Geneva.
4 SEPTEMBER 2012
The Director-General met with Mrs. Roza Otunbayeva, former President of the Kyrgyz Republic, to discuss issues of common interest.

The Director-General, in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in a plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament.

The Director-General attended a reception hosted by Mr. Mari Amano, Permanent Representative of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament, in honour of the 2012 UN Disarmament Fellows.

The new Permanent Representative of Egypt, Mrs. Wafaa Bassim, presented her credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed her as her country’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The new Permanent Representative of Luxembourg, Mr. Jean-Marc Hoscheit, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
5 SEPTEMBER 2012
The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of Ukrainian National Day, hosted by Mr. Mykola Maimeskul, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

On the occasion of the German presidency of the Conference on Disarmament, the Director-General attended a luncheon hosted by Mr. Hellmut Hoffman, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Conference on Disarmament.

The Director-General met Ms. Soline Nyirahabimana, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Rwanda.

The New Permanent Representative of Iceland, Mr. Martin Eyjólfsson, presented his credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the National Day of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, hosted by Mr. So Se Pyong, Permanent Representative of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.