The Executive Secretary of the CPLP is in Geneva where he has a meeting with the Brazilian Minister for Women and the Family, Damares Alves. He will also strengthen ties with UN organizations
The Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), Ambassador Francisco Ribeiro Telles, arrived in Geneva last Monday for a visit that will extend until Wednesday to strengthen ties with the international organizations and the organizations of the United Nations system based in this Swiss city. Today, at 7 pm, Francisco Ribeiro Telles has a meeting with Damares Alves, the Brazilian minister for Women, Family and Human Rights.
Earlier, the head of the CPLP will meet with the director-general of the International Labor Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder.
Ribeiro Telles and the Brazilian Minister Damares Alves are the honored guests of a dinner hosted by the permanent representatives of Cape Verde and Brazil at the United Nations in Geneva, ambassadors Maria de Jesus Veiga Miranda and Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo respectively.
On Tuesday, Ribeiro Telles meets with the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Kate Gilmore, and the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gury. The Executive Secretary of the CPLP also participates in the High Level Segment of the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council. In the evening he'll attend a dinner hosted by the Permanent Representative of Portugal to the International Organizations, Ambassador Rui Macieira, with the presence of the Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA), Mónia Ferro.
On Wednesday, the last day of the visit, Francisco Ribeiro Telles has a meeting with the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus.