- 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, Marking World Humanitarian Day, Honours Aid Workers, Pledges Commitment to End Impunity for Attacks on Staff and Offices (19 August 2014)
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s remarks at the event marking World Humanitarian Day, in New York today:
New Permanent Observer for Gulf Cooperation Council Presents Appointment Letter (19 August 2014)
Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Alammar, the new Permanent Observer for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf to the United Nations, presented his letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
New Permanent Representative of Finland Presents Credentials (19 August 2014)
The new Permanent Representative of Finland, Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
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: