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Director Official Travel
Official Calendar
Director's Official Travel & Meetings 2011

January / Enero
12 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. Haiti, One Year After the Earthquake
13-14 Geneva, Switzerland. 13th Mtg of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the EB (PBAC)
14 Geneva, Switzerland. (WHO-GPG) WHO Global Policy Group Meeting
17-25 Geneva, Switzerland. 128th Session of the WHO Executive Board
12 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. Director briefing session on Haiti to WHO Executive Board
26-30 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
PAHO Director, guest speaker at the "Mega-Regions or Mega-Problems Session"
February / Febrero
01 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. Spain’s representative to OAS signs an agreement with PAHO Director
08-09 Santiago, Chile. CEPAL/ECLAC Regional Coordination Mtg (RCM) (UNDG)
PAHO Director presentation: UN Advancing Together: Gender Equality in Health in the Americas
09 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Inauguration of Tropical Medicine Institute of Argentina Director's speech: Reducing Poverty is Key to Face Neglected Diseases
08-11 Santiago, Chile. Official Visit
10-11 Santiago, Chile. UNDG LAC Meeting
14-18 San Salvador, El Salvador. Official Visit
14-18 San Salvador, El Salvador. SRMM-Subregional Managers' Meeting for Central America
22-23 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. Visit of MoH of Colombia
28-04 Trinidad & Tobago. Official Visit
28 Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. SRMM-Subregional Managers' Meeting for the Caribbean
March / Marzo
01-04 Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. SRMM-Subregional Managers' Meeting for the Caribbean
08 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. International Women's Day Centenary 1911-2011
PAHO/WHO Honors Gender-Focused Efforts to Fight HIV
International Women’s Day: a gender perspective on AIDS BLOG's article from the Director.
14 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. Second Global Meeting of NGOs Advocating for Road Safety and Road Victims
Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 A Decade focusing to achieve the goal of saving millions of lives in the years ahead
16-18 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. * PAHO Subcommittee on Program, Budget and Administration (SPBA)
21-24 Geneva, Switzerland. (WHO-GPG) WHO Global Policy Group Retreat Meeting
24-25 Brussels. WHO/EURO Meeting with European Commission
April / Abril
01 Washington DC. PAHO HQ. PAHO/WHO and CAF Agreement
02 Washington D.C. PAHO Walk for Health 2011
07-11 Punta del Este, Uruguay. Official Visit
07 Washington D.C., PAHO HQ. World Health Day 2011
PAHO Regional Launching from Uruguay
07-11 Punta del Este, Uruguay. XV Congreso de la Asociación Panamericana de Infectología (API)
PAHO: Strengthening Regional Cohesion and Action in Health
11-15 Caracas, Venezuela. SRMM-Subregional Managers' Meeting for the Southern Cone
18 Washington D.C., PAHO HQ. PAHO-PAHEF Meeting
20-21 La Paz, Bolivia. Official Visit
25-26 Copacabana y Puno. Bolivia-Perú Vaccination Week in the Americas 2011
28-29 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. World Economic Forum on Latin America
Laying the Foundation for a Latin American Decade
30 Manaus, Brazil. Vaccination Week in the Americas 2011
May / Mayo
02 Panama, Panama. UNDG and CEPAL Meeting
03-04 Panama, Panama. RC/UNCT Resident Coordination Performance Appraisal Mtg
05 Washington, DC. PAHO HQ. PAHO Director BLOG 5th anniversary
10 Mexico DF., Mexico. Launching of Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
PAHO Countries Join Global Effort to Stop Road Deaths and Injuries
12-13 Geneva, Switzerland. 14th Mtg of the Programme, Budget and Administration Committee of the EB (PBAC)
13 Geneva, Switzerland. (WHO-GPG) WHO Global Policy Group Meeting
16-24 Geneva, Switzerland. 64th WHO-World Health Assembly
25 Geneva, Switzerland. 129th WHO-Executive Board
26 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. U.S. Pre-Launch of First World Summit of African Descendants
31 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. World NO Tobacco Day 2011
PAHO. Country cooperation a key weapon in the fight against tobacco
June / Junio
01-04 Medellín, Colombia. 7o Congreso Intnl. de Salud Pública "Las Políticas Públicas y los Sistemas de Salud: Perspectivas de equidad sanitaria para las Américas"
PAHO Director: Safeguarding the Principle of Universal Coverage is an Ethical Commitment of PAHO
02-03 Bogotá, Colombia. Official Visit
13 Washington, D.C. PAHO HQ. CARPHA Partners Meet at PAHO/WHO
13-14 Buenos Aires. Aires, Argentina. Global Ceremony to celebrate World Day of Blood Donor
13-17 Washington, D.C. Global Health Council Annual Meeting
"Securing a Healthier Future in a Changing World"
PAHO at the Global Health Council
17 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. PAHO Awards Ceremony 2011
20-24 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. 148th PAHO Executive Committee** (** Non-travel period)
Executive Committee of PAHO/WHO concludes its deliberations in Washington-DC
27 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. Visit of the Director of the National Agency of Health Surveillance (ANVISA) of Brazil
27 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. Minister of Health and Social Services of Quebec visits PAHO
28 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. Visita de la Secretaria Ejecutiva, ORAS-CONHU
Andean Health Agency visits PAHO/WHO Headquarters in Washington DC
29 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. PAHO, UNICEF Join Forces to Improve Maternal and Child health in the Americas
July / Julio
08-10 Boston, Massachussetts. PAHO/ISID-NTD Neglected Tropical Diseases Meeting
[ http://ntd.isid.org/ ]
Tackling and Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with Common Tools but Innovative Applications of Knowledge is a Moral Imperative [Director's remarks]
18-21 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. EXM - BWP Mid-Year Review
BWP 2010-2011 Third Semester Performance Monitoring and Assessment (PMA)
August / Agosto
11-14 Córdoba, Argentina. XX Congreso Argentino de Dermatología
PAHO Director Calls for Urgent Action to Integrate and Enhance Resources and Partnerships to Eliminate Neglected Diseases in the Americas
27 Miami, Florida. Visit to Ricardo Montaner Foundation "La Ventana de los Cielos"
PAHO and Ricardo Montaner work together to advocate for the protection of children with special abilities
September / Septiembre
16-20 New York. New York Wellbeing Week (NY WW) Launching
Wellness Week Launched in New York and Celebrated throughout the Americas
17-18 New York. (WHO-GPG)WHO Global Policy Group Meeting preview to the UN Summmit on NCD
19-20 New York. United Nations Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
PAHO Director Urges Supporters to Keep NCDs High on the Political Agenda
26-30 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. * 51st PAHO Directing Council Meeting;
63rd Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas
October / Octubre
05-07 Panama City, Panama. RESSCAD Meeting
13-15 Barcelona, España. ACHR CAIS Event
17-18 Barcelona, España. ACHR CAIS Meeting
19-20 Madrid, España. Cochrane Colloquium 2011
November / Noviembre
03-04 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. Audit Committee
06-07 Geneva, Switzerland. AMRO PWRs Meeting
07 Geneva, Switzerland. (WHO-GPG) WHO Global Policy Group Meeting
08-10 Geneva, Switzerland. 6th WR's Global Meeting of Heads WHO Ofices with DG and RDs
(WHO Director-General, WHO Regional Directors and WHO Country Offices Representatives Global Meeting)
18 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. PAHEF Board Meeting
29-30 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. PMA 2010-2011 End of Biennium Assessment
December / Diciembre
01-02 Washington, D.C., PAHO HQ. PMA - 2010-2011 End of Biennium Assessment
06 Philadelphia, USA. American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2011 Annual Meeting
(ASTMH) 60th Annual Mtg
07-09 Washington, D.C. PAHO HQ. 2012-2013 Biennial Work Plan Approval
16 Washington, D.C. PAHO HQ - End of the Year celebration.
**** All other appointments are internal
    *** 2011 Extended Official Travel Calendar only for PAHO staff [On Intranet]
    ** Non-travel periods

      Last Updating: 01-Dec-2011