Meetings Coverage

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Summaries of official meetings and events at UN Headquarters and overseas conferences.

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29 May 2016

Adopting Declaration, Political Leaders, Representatives Reaffirm Commitment to Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries

ANTALYA, Turkey, 29 May - A complete summary of today's plenary meetings of the Midterm Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action for Least Developed Countries will be made available after their...

28 May 2016

Creative Financing Measures Vital Tools for Lifting People Out of Poverty, Speakers Say as Midterm Review of Istanbul Programme Concludes Second Day

ANTALYA, Turkey, 28 May - Innovative approaches, creative financing measures and strong cross-sector partnerships were among the most effective, game-changing tools for lifting populations out of...

27 May 2016

Increased Development Assistance, Partnerships, Critical to Transforming Economies of Least Developed Countries, Speakers Say, as Programme of Action Review Opens

ANTALYA, Turkey, 27 May - The world’s 48 poorest countries were an enormous resource for global prosperity, but without redoubled efforts to help them enhance productivity, diversify their economies...

Press Releases

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Press releases from the main United Nations bodies, as well as offices and departments of the Secretariat.

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27 May 2016

Secretary-General, at G7 Summit on Asian Stability, Urges Smart Decisions, Universal Access to Financing, Expertise to Curb Global Temperature Rise

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit Outreach Session 1: Stability and Prosperity in Asia, today in Ise-Shima, Japan:

27 May 2016

Inclusive Dialogue Key to Resolving Crisis in Burundi, Secretary-General Stresses, Commending Arusha Meetings, President’s Decision to Hold More

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

27 May 2016

‘Deeply Concerned’ by Protests in Guinea-Bissau after President Appointed New Prime Minister, Secretary-General Urges Dialogue, Restraint

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

Press Conferences

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Transcripts and summaries of press conferences by United Nations officials and Member State delegations.

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2 May 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for May

The Security Council would hold two open debates this month, the first on the issue of counter-terrorism and the other concerning cooperation on peace and security matters between the United Nations...

1 April 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for April

The situations in Syria, Yemen and the broader Middle East would be among the Security Council’s priorities in April, Liu Jieyi (China), its President for the month, said at a Headquarters press...

1 March 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for March

Africa would be at the heart of the Security Council’s work in March, with the 15-member body travelling to the continent ahead of open debates on the Great Lakes region and the role of women in...