- Resolute Action to Arrest Global Terrorism Vies on World Stage with Effort to Set Transformative Development Agenda, as General Assembly Concludes Debate (30 September 2014)
Leaders had taken to the world stage since 24 September to spotlight hopes and gains, as well as profound concerns, at the start of a session that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said could be the “most consequential” in a generation.
- Humanitarian Aid Reaching Millions in Syria, But Unabated Fighting Continues to Thwart Delivery, Under-Secretary-General Tells Security Council (30 September 2014)
Lifesaving aid continued to reach millions in Syria, but funding was running low and intense, multiparty fighting continued to imperil delivery, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council this morning.
- Fears of Widespread Indifference, Attempts to Create ‘Pseudo-Religious’ World Government Dominate Debate in General Assembly (29 September 2014)
There was a danger of “widespread indifference” when a union of States was passive in the face of hostilities suffered by defenceless populations, the Holy See’s Secretary of State told the General Assembly on the penultimate day of its annual debate.
Despite Impressive Growth across Africa, More Jobs Needed for Youth, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Regional Economic Communities (1 October 2014)
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the high-level briefing by the African Regional Economic Communities to Member States of the United Nations, in New York today:
Secretary-General, Condemning Bomb Attacks in Syria, Urges Intensified Efforts to End ‘Horrific Conflict’ (1 October 2014)
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki‑moon:
Secretary-General, Marking Closure of Mission to Rid Syria of Chemical Weapons, Thanks All Who Contributed to Effort (1 October 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 (16 September 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 September (3 September 2014)
Setting out a Security Council work programme that covers a range of global crises, Ambassador Samantha Power of the United States, the body’s President for September, this afternoon stressed the urgency of forging consensus at an upcoming Council summit on stopping the international flow of terrorist fighters.