ACCESSIBILITY AT UNOG A A A A The United Nations in the Heart of Europe

Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

23 - 29 June 2014

23 JUNE 2014
The Acting Director-General addressed New York University students on the challenges of global governance. In his remarks, he recalled that the United Nations needed to be the “global table” where the different levels – local, regional, and global – come together.

In his capacity as Acting Executive Secretary of the UNECE, the Acting Director-General participated in the sixth Session of the UNECE team of specialists on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

The Acting Director-General, in his capacity as Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the CD, participated in presidential consultations of the CD.

The Acting Director-General gave an interview to Mr. Michael McKay from “World Radio Switzerland”.

The Acting Director-General gave an inaugural lecture at the “Geneva Summer Schools” on the role of the United Nations in Geneva.
24 JUNE 2014
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.

In his capacity as Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Conference, the Acting Director-General participated in a plenary meeting of the Conference.

The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.