- New Peacekeeping Operation in Central African Republic Expected to Reach Deployment Capability by 15 September, Security Council Told (19 August 2014)
The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic would most likely reach its initial deployment capability when the transfer of authority from the African Union-led support mission occurred on 15 September, the Security Council heard today.
- Co-Leaders Brief Security Council on Multi-Country Visiting Missions, Stressing Need for National Unity Government in South Sudan (19 August 2014)
The Security Council this afternoon heard briefings from the co-leaders of its visiting mission to Europe and Africa, which took place from 8 to 14 August.
- Increased Attacks on Aid Workers Due to Lack of Respect for International Humanitarian Law, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council (19 August 2014)
The international community must reverse the loss of respect for international humanitarian law and the resulting increase of attacks on those workers providing life-saving aid on the frontline of world crises, the Deputy Secretary-General told the Security Council this morning on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day.
Secretary-General Appoints Espen Barth Eide of Norway as Special Adviser on Cyprus (22 August 2014)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Espen Barth Eide of Norway as his new Special Adviser on Cyprus.
Security Council Press Statement on Murder of James Foley (22 August 2014)
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Mark Lyall Grant (United Kingdom):
Condemning Attack on Mosque, Secretary-General Urges Iraqi Political Leaders to Unite Constituents, Give Political Process ‘a Chance’ (22 August 2014)
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
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: