- Speakers Call for Practical Ways to Implement International Monetary Reform As Economic and Social Council Event with Bretton Woods Entities Concludes (15 April 2014)
Representatives from world financial institutions, the global private sectors and civil society took up the question of practical implementation of international monetary reform today, as the Economic and Social Council concluded its two-day special high-level meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
- Illicit Financial Flows Reinforce Corruption, Deplete National Revenues, Warns Deputy Secretary-General during Meeting with Bretton Woods Entities (14 April 2014)
Despite some improvement, the world economic situation remained weak and subject to uncertainties and risks, the Economic and Social Council heard during a high-level meeting today.
- General Assembly Decides to Include Financing of New Peacekeeping Mission in Agenda for Current Session (14 April 2014)
The General Assembly decided unanimously today to include the financing of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic on its agenda for the sixty-eighth session.
Security Council Press Statement on Libya (15 April 2014)
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria):
Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Deletes Youssef Ben Abdul Baki Ben Youcef Abdaoui from Its Sanctions List (15 April 2014)
On 15 April 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.
Addressing Global Partnership Forum, Secretary-General Calls for Resolute Commitment to World’s Poorest People (15 April 2014)
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the opening ceremony of the first High-level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation, in Mexico City today:
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for April (2 April 2014)
The Central African Republic, the “women, peace and security” agenda, and security sector reform would be among the Security Council’s top priorities in April, the organ’s President for April said at Headquarters today.
Press Conference by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson at United Nations Headquarters (5 March 2014)
Following is an unofficial transcript of UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s telephone press briefing on Ukraine, from Kyiv, today: