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Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities

Selected Highlights of the Director-General's activities - 18 - 24 March 2019

19 MARCH 2019
The Director-General meets with H.E. Mr. Olaph Terribile, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Malta to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.

The Director-General attends the first plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament under the presidency of the United States of America.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

The Director-General delivers remarks at an event organized by the “Société des Vieux-Saléviens”, on the role of International Geneva in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
20 MARCH 2019
The Director-General delivers opening remarks at an event hosted by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) to commemorate World Social Work Day under the banner of “Social Work, Gender and Sexuality: Towards Empowerment, Equality and Inclusion”.

The Director-General meets with Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.

The Director-General delivers opening remarks on the occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

The Director-General delivers opening remarks at the photography exhibition entitled “Putting a face on the Invisibles” jointly organized by Agence France-Presse and the International Organization of La Francophonie.
21 MARCH 2019
The Director-General meets with UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, to discuss current challenges facing the Organization, including the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Director-General also chairs an Executive Briefing with the Deputy Secretary-General on the UN Development System reform.

The Director-General delivers remarks in a roundtable organized by the “Société Littéraire de Genève”, on the role of International Geneva in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
22 MARCH 2019
The Director-General meets with Mr. André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman of the Board of La Roche, to discuss the role of the private sector in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Director-General delivers closing remarks at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.



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