- Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2174 (2014), Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Libya, Inclusive Political Dialogue, Prior Notice for Weapons Transfers (27 August 2014)
Expressing its strong support for the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, the Security Council today called on all parties to agree to an immediate ceasefire and an end to the fighting.
- Security Council, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2173 (2014), Renews Mandate of African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (27 August 2014)
The Security Council this morning extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur for 10 months, until 30 June 2015, while it requested further realignment of the mission’s activities in accordance with recent strategic reviews.
- Security Council, in Presidential Statement, Recommits to Addressing Sahel‘s Complex Challenges while Commending Regional Initiatives (27 August 2014)
The Security Council today, reiterating its concern about the alarming situation in the Sahel region, reaffirmed its continued commitment to address the complex security and political challenges in the region.
‘Prepare and Adapt’ to Climate Change, Urges Secretary-General in Message to World Health Organization Conference, Spotlighting Upcoming Summit (27 August 2014)
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the First World Health Organization Conference on Health and Climate Change, in Geneva today:
Welcoming Ceasefire for Gaza, Secretary-General Calls on Parties to Reach Final Status Agreement that Addresses Core Issues, Ends Occupation (26 August 2014)
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes Wa'el Hamza Abd al-Fatah Julaidan from Its Sanctions List (26 August 2014)
On 26 August 2014, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) concerning Al-Qaida and associated individuals and entities removed the name of the individual below from the Al-Qaida Sanctions List.
Press Conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters (12 August 2014)
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s press conference, held in New York today:
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for August (4 August 2014)
The crises in Gaza, Syria and eastern Ukraine would be among the Security Council’s top priorities in August, Mark Lyall Grant (United Kingdom), Council President for the month, said at a Headquarters press conference today.
Press Conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters (9 July 2014)
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s press conference, held in New York on 9 July: