28 November 2013, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR organizes a high-level event to start the celebration of the Institute's 50th anniversary. A framework of cooperation between the Group of 77 and China, Geneva Chapter, and UNITAR will be signed in this important event. The Prime Minister of Algeria will make a keynote speech.
Programme (download PDF)
17:00 Opening remarks by H.E. Mr. Miguel Carbo, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the WTO, Chairman of the G77 and China, Geneva Chapter;
Welcome remarks by Mr. Michael Møller, Acting Director-General of UNOG;
Remarks by Mr. Marcel Boisard, Former Executive Director of UNITAR.
17:30 Viewing of a short video on “21st century UNITAR training and learning”.
17:35 A statement by Ms. Sally Fegan-Wyles, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Acting Head, Executive Director, UNITAR.
17:45 A signing ceremony of the framework of cooperation between G77 and UNITAR.
17:50 A keynote speech by Prime Minister of Algeria, H.E.Mr. Abdelmalek Sellal.
18:00 Cocktail reception
Welcome remarks byH.E. Mr. Alexandre Fasel, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Switzerland.
Thank you remarks by Ms. Sally Fegan-Wyles.
Cake-cutting by H.E.Mr. Abdelmalek Sellal.
The cocktail reception was made possible with the generous support of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Swiss Confederation.