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Highlight of this week's activities

16 - 22 December 2013

16 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General opened the 20th General Assembly of the Students’ League of Nations, organized by the International School of Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Kyung-Wha Kang, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator.

The Acting Director-General participated in a working luncheon with H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

As part of his meetings with personnel, the Acting Director-General met with the staff of the Geneva Branch of the Office for Disarmament Affairs.

The Acting Director-General attended an end-of-the year reception hosted by Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Chair and Bureau of the UNECE Executive Committee.

The Acting Director-General participated in a private visit to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum organized on the occasion of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principals meeting.
17 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mrs. Maria Ciobanu, Permanent Representative of Romania to discuss plans for upcoming activities highlighting the rights of the child.

The Acting Director-General participated in the memorial commemoration organized by UNOG and the Permanent Mission of South Africa in honour of Nelson Mandela.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Jorge Castro-Valle, Ambassador of Mexico to Switzerland. They discussed issues of common interest.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Fodé Seck, Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended a reception hosted by H.E. Mr. Abderrazak Kilani, Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations Office at Geneva and specialized institutions in Switzerland on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Tunisian revolution.

The Acting Director-General attended a dinner hosted by H.E. Mr. Zamir Akram, Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva in honour of H.E. Mr. Mehmet Ferden Çarikçi, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland.
18 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Ms. Patricia O'Brien, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Peter Mulrean, Deputy Permanent Representative, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the United States of America to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General hosted a luncheon in honour of the Executive Committee of the Association of Correspondents Accredited to the United Nations (ACANU).

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Rashid Khalikov, Director of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva on issues of common interest.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. David Zalkaliani, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.

The Acting Director-General attended a reception on the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan hosted by H.E. Mr. Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
19 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Scott Weber, Director-General of Interpeace. They discussed issues related to peacebuilding, conflict prevention and cooperation on upcoming events.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Jean-Hugues Simon-Michel, Permanent Representative of France to the Conference on Disarmament to discuss disarmament-related issues.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Christopher Buck, Acting Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the Conference on Disarmament to discuss disarmament-related issues.

The new Permanent Representative of the Philippines, H.E. Ms. Cecilia R. Rebong, presented her credentials to the Acting Director-General, who welcomed her as her country’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Luis Gallegos Chiriboga, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ecuador to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva and Co-chair of the Informal Working Group of the Conference on Disarmament.

The Acting Director-General hosted an end-of-year reception for the diplomatic community, partners and friends of UNOG. He thanked them for their support and said that he looked forward to meeting the challenges of 2014 together.
20 DECEMBER 2013
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Tony Tyler, Director-General and CEO, International Air Transport Association (IATA). They discussed cooperation between UNOG and IATA and other issues of common interest

The Acting Director-General participated in a luncheon with Mr. Ivan Pictet, President of the Foundation pour Genève. The discussed issues of common interest, including the promotion of Geneva as a unique multilateral platform.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC). They discussed issues related to international trade, as well as cooperation between UNOG and the ITC.

The new Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Jorge Lomónaco Tonda, presented his credentials to the Acting Director-General, who welcomed him as his country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.



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