UNITED NATIONS

GENERAL ASSEMBLY
News and Highlights from the President

 

President met with the Permanent Observer of Switzerland, H. E. Mr. Jeno C. A. Staehelin; chaired the meeting on the Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council; attended reception “Vin d’honneur”; met with the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), Mr. Behrooz Sadry; met with the Representative of UNHCR in New York, Mr. Eric Morris 
11 March, 2002

This morning, Dr. Han met with the Permanent Observer of Switzerland, H. E. Mr. Jeno C. A. Staehelin. Dr. Han chaired the meeting on the Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council. The Working Group will meet throughout the week in closed meetings. The General Assembly discussed this issue on 30 and 31 October and on 1 November last year. The Working Group was established in 1993 by the 48th session of the Assembly.

Dr. Han attended the reception “Vin d’honneur” hosted by Permanent Observer Mission of Switzerland.

In the afternoon, Dr. Han met with the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), Mr. Behrooz Sadry. This was in view of Dr. Han’s visit to Sierra Leone next month.

Late in the afternoon, Mr. Eric Morris paid courtesy call on Dr. Han upon his appointment as a new director of UNHCR in New York.


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