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Activities

26 May - 1 June 2014

26 MAY 2014
The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Sally Fegan-Wyles, Assistant Secretary-General, Acting Head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

The Acting Director-General, in his capacity as Acting Executive Secretary of the UNECE, met with H.E. Mr. Jan Knutsson, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General participated in a reception hosted by Mr. Bhrigu Dhungana, Chargé d’affaires a.i., Deputy Permanent Representative of Nepal to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, on the occasion of the National Day of Nepal.

The Acting Director-General, in his capacity as Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Conference, participated in presidential consultations of the Conference.
27 MAY 2014
The Acting Director-General participated in a working breakfast hosted by H.E. Mr. Alexandre Fasel, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

The Acting Director-General chaired a UNOG Executive Briefing by Mr. Jean-Dominique Vassalli, Rector, and Professor Yves Flückiger, Vice-Rector, of the University of Geneva. The briefing provided an overview of the activities of the University in support of “International Geneva”.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Yurii Klymenko, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva. They discussed the current situation in Ukraine.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Virginia Gamba, Deputy to the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Steffen Kongstad, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

The Acting Director-General participated, by videoconference, in a Senior Management Group meeting chaired by the Secretary-General

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Haluk Ilicak, Permanent Representative of Turkey to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The Acting Director-General attended a reception hosted by Mr. Shalva Tsiskarashvili, Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, on the occasion of the Independence Day of Georgia.
28 MAY 2014
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Christopher Buck, Acting Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the Conference on Disarmament. They discussed the current situation in the Conference on Disarmament.

The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Daniele Luzzo, UNOG Staff Counsellor

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

The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Ms. Annick H. Andriamampianini, former Permanent Representative of Madagascar to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General gave a live interview on TV5 Monde.

The Acting Director-General attended a dinner hosted by Mr. Antoine Droin, President of the Grand Conseil of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.
30 MAY 2014
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Bertrand de Crombrugghe, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations Office and specialized institutions in Geneva.

The Acting Director-General attended a farewell luncheon in honour of Ms. Navi Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, hosted by H.E. Mrs. Najla Riachi Assaker, Permanent Representative of the Lebanese Republic to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.