4 FEBRUARY 2013
The new Permanent Representative of Monaco, Ms. Carole Lanteri, presented her credentials to the Director-General, who welcomed her as her country’s new representative to the United Nations in Geneva.
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 of the Conference.
The Director-General met with Mr. Riek Puok Riek, Chargé d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of South Sudan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
The Director-General participated by videoconference in a meeting of the Senior Management Group, chaired by the United Nations Secretary-General.
The Director-General attended a dinner held in his honour by Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other international organizations in Switzerland.
8 FEBRUARY 2013
The Director-General met Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
The Director-General met Ms. Gunilla von Hall, President, Association of Correspondents accredited to the United Nations Office at Geneva (ACANU).
The Director-General attended an official reception organized by the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.