From 16 to 29 October 2022, UNREC Director was on Mission to UNHQ to:
i) follow the proceedings of the First Committee, including the sessions on Regional Disarmament,
ii) consult with ODA’s leadership and Heads of branches and relevant programmes/projects/ field offices, as well as with
iii) relevant UN entities at HQ level and with
iv) Member States including beneficiaries of UNREC support and potential technical and funding partners.
This was the occasion to organize on 27 October 2022 for the African Group to the UN at ambassadors’ level (in the premises of the African Union Observer’s Union) a briefing on UNREC activities in Africa in support to the African Union’s initiative to ‘Silencing the guns in Africa’. A mission report is sent separately.