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Attendance at press briefings is limited to accredited journalists. List below is for informational purposes only.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)







10:00 am

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting

Briefing by the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

10:00 am

Conference Room 2

Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples

Organizational meeting

1:15 pm

Conference Room 3

Information session on the “Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council and the Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs”

(co-organized by the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) and the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA))

2:00 pm

Press Briefing Room,

Press Briefing on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen


UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark
Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien
Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin  (by video conference)

3:00 pm

Security Council Chamber

Security Council meeting

The situation in the Middle East

Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2258 (2015) and 2332 (2016) (S/2017/144)

Following the above meeting

Security Council Consultations Room

Security Council Consultations (closed)

Middle East (Syria) (S/2017/144)
Other matters

3:00 pm

Trusteeship Council Chamber

Informal meeting of the General Assembly for the Secretary-General to consult Member States on the strengthening of the capability of the United Nations system to assist Member States in implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in a balanced manner as requested in General Assembly resolution 70/291