- General Assembly Concludes Sixty-eighth Session as President Hails ‘Memorable Outcomes’ Achieved in Challenging Circumstances (15 September 2014)
The General Assembly’s sixty-eighth session came to a close today, with the outgoing President noting that there had been some great successes in the past session, despite the challenging circumstances.
- Security Council Hears Briefing on Activities of Iran Sanctions Committee, as Members Welcome Continued Talks on Nature of Nuclear Programme (15 September 2014)
As negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programme continued, the 1737 Committee on Iran sanctions would continue its work of monitoring implementation, investigating alleged violations and responding to requests for guidance from Member States, its Chair told the Security Council this afternoon.
- United Nations Mission in Libya Anchored in Unbiased Engagement as Country Edges Closer to Protracted Conflict, Security Council Told (15 September 2014)
Describing a crisis situation in Libya as deteriorating towards chaos, the Secretary-General's new Special Representative, briefing the Security Council, pledged the perseverance of the United Nations in efforts to engage the parties in a political solution to end the factional armed violence.
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Voices of Young People Must Be Prominent at Tables of Political Decision-Making, Says Deputy Secretary-General at Peace Institute Policy Forum (15 September 2014)
Following are Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the International Peace Institute policy forum “Engaging Young People on Democracy”, in New York, today:
Secretary-General, at Church of Holy Family, Calls Use of Faith as Weapon ‘Gross Misreading and Malpractice of Religion’ (15 September 2014)
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Church of the Holy Family, in New York today:
Secretary-General Hails Efforts, Achievements of General Assembly, President John Ashe, at Closing Meeting of Sixty-eighth Session (15 September 2014)
The following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the closing of the sixty-eighth Session of the General Assembly, in New York today:
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