- Assistant Secretary-General Stresses Need to Uphold Human Rights Standards in Security Council Briefing on Ukraine Visits (16 April 2014)
Protest-related human rights violations in Ukraine must be urgently investigated and verified, and security forces must maintain public order in accordance with human rights standards, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović told the Security Council today.
- Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2150 (2014), Security Council Calls for Recommitment to Fight against Genocide (16 April 2014)
Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, the Security Council condemned without reservation any denial of the genocide and urged member States to develop educational programmes to help prevent similar events.
- 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 (UNCTAD).
Security Council Press Statement on Attacks against United Nations and Civilians in South Sudan (18 April 2014)
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President U. Joy Ogwu (Nigeria):
Don’t Let Extremists Destroy Children’s Future, Says Secretary-General in Radio Appeal to People of Central African Republic (17 April 2014)
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s radio message to the people of the Central African Republic on 17 April:
Secretary-General Says, in Message for World Malaria Day, that Disease Still Kills More than Half a Million People Annually (17 April 2014)
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for World Malaria Day, to be observed on 25 April:
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: