to the Spokeswoman of
H.E. MR. HARRI HOLKERI
President of the General Assembly
27 August 2001
President of General Assembly to attend World Conference against Racism
The President of the General Assembly, Mr. Harri Holkeri, will attend World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance, which will take place in Durban, South Africa from 31 August to 7 September 2001.
Mr. Holkeri will deliver a statement at the opening session of the Conference on 31 August.
The President will pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho from 2 to 4 September as the guest of the Government of Kingdom of Lesotho. During his visit Mr. Holkeri will meet with King Letsie III, Prime Minister Mosisili, and other high-level officials. He will also address the Parliament. The President will return to New York on 5 September.
The President of the General Assembly will be accompanied by his Chef de Cabinet, Ambassador Jarmo Sareva.