Deputy Secretary-General to visit UN institutions in Italy

Deputy Secretary-General to visit UN institutions in Italy

Louise Fréchette
Deputy Secretary-General Louise Fréchette is scheduled to travel to Italy next week, where she will visit a support group of United Nations institutions and receive an honorary degree, a UN spokesman in New York announced today.

The Deputy Secretary-General will travel from 9 to 12 September to Turin, where she will visit the UN Staff College, the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).

On 10 September, Ms. Fréchette will receive an honorary degree in Political Science from the University of Turin. Following the acceptance of her degree, she is expected to make a statement on globalization, the spokesman said.