World Humanitarian Day 2016 - Solemn Commemoration Ceremony
19 Aug 2016 - Ms. Alessandra Vellucci,Director, United Nations Information Service Geneva invites Mr. Michael Møller,Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva,H.E. Mr. Mouayed Saleh,Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republicof Iraq to the United Nations Office at Geneva,Ms. Elpida Rouka,Chief of Staff, a.i., Office of the Special Envoy for Syria and survivor of the bombing of the Canal Hotel in Baghdad on19 August 2003, to each make a short statement; and together, with a representative of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation, lay a flower wreath and ask the audience to observe a subsequent minute of silence. Remarks will also be made by Mr. Ian Richards,Executive Secretary, UNOG Staff Coordinating Council.