The Fifth Seminar for Special and Personal Representatives and Envoys of the UN Secretary-General was held 17-19 November in Montreux, Switzerland. The meeting was organized by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research in association with the United Nations System Staff College. The Secretary-General participated in the seminar which included the Heads of United Nations Peace Operations from around the world, the senior-most Headquarters staff responsible for peace operations and humanitarian affairs, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, the Associate Administrator of the UN Development Programme and the Commissioner for Peace and Security of the African Union. The seminar was followed on 20 November by Departmental Heads of Mission Conferences.