- Economic and Social Council Adopts Draft Text Establishing Working Arrangements for 2015 Session (22 July 2014)
The Economic and Social Council today adopted a draft decision that established its working arrangements for its 2015 session.
- Economic and Social Council Adopts 2015 Provisional Agenda, Further Approves Text on Transition to Sustainable Development Goals, Implementation (21 July 2014)
The Economic and Social Council today opened it 2015 session, adopting a provisional agenda and taking action on two draft decisions.
- Security Council Coalesces around Resolution 2166 (2014) on Malaysian Jet Crash Demanding Accountability, Full Access to Site, Halt to Military Activities (21 July 2014)
Deploring the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on 17 July and voicing concern that armed groups had impeded access to the crash site, the Security Council this afternoon called for an independent international investigation and an immediate halt to military activities in the area.
Central African Republic Sanctions Committee Draws Attention to Recommendation in Panel of Experts Interim Report (22 July 2014)
On 21 July 2014, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic drew attention to the recommendation contained in paragraph 113 (b) of the interim report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic dated 1 July 2014.
Secretary-General, Addressing Security Council on Gaza Situation, Says ‘the Horror and Upheaval Is Beyond Imagination’ (22 July 2014)
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s briefing to the Security Council meeting on the situation in Gaza, via video conference from Ramallah today:
Security Council Press Statement on Persecution of Minorities in Mosul, Iraq (21 July 2014)
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda):
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:
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for July (2 July 2014)
A ministerial-level open debate on peacekeeping and regional partnerships would be among the highlights of the Security Council’s work plan in July, Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda) said at a Headquarters press conference today.
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June (3 June 2014)
The Security Council would tackle a wide range of topics in June through public meetings, open debates, and open and closed briefings, as well as resolutions, the organ’s President for the month said during a Headquarters press conference today.