6 - 12 May 2013
6 MAY 2013
The Director-General opened the exhibition “The Urban Landscape in Contemporary European Painting” organized by the Council of Europe’s Member States on the occasion of Europe Day.
The Director-General attended a reception hosted by Ms. Patricia Francis, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, on the occasion of the 47th session of the Joint Advisory Group.
7 MAY 2013
The Director-General was interviewed by La Cité, sharing his views on the role of UNOG and the United Nations in the context of current challenges before the international community.
The new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohammad Sabir Ismail, 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 opened the exhibition entitled “Art and Artisanat”, organized by the United Nations Women’s Guild.
8 MAY 2013
The Director-General met Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC).
The Director-General met Professor Michel Kazatchkine, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and discussed priorities and current challenges.
The Director-General attended a reception hosted by H.E. Ms. Mariangela Zappia, Ambassador Permanent Observer of the European Union, and by H.E. Mr. Angelos Pangratis, Ambassador Permanent Representative of the European Union to the World Trade Organization, on the occasion of Europe Day.
10 MAY 2013
The Director-General attended a reception hosted by H.E. Mr. Murad N. Najafbayli, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and conveyed congratulations on the occasion of the 90th Birthday Anniversary of National Leader of the Azerbaijani people, Heydar Aliyev, and 95th Anniversary of the Republic Day.