Meetings Coverage

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

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1 May 2015

Concluding Fourteenth Session, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Sends Nine Draft Reports to Economic and Social Council

The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues concluded its fourteenth session today, sending nine draft reports to the Economic and Social Council containing proposals, recommendations and three draft...

1 May 2015

Countries Must Start Living under ‘Non-Nuclear Umbrellas’, Nagasaki Mayor Tells Review Conference amid Agreement ‘Token’ Disarmament Not Abolition

Fervent calls by survivors and activists for genuine and sustained efforts towards the abolition of nuclear weapons dominated the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of...

1 May 2015

Palestinian Rights Committee Hears Call for Israel to Be Held to Account for Violations against Children during Gaza Conflict

The top Palestinian diplomat at the United Nations this afternoon called on the Organization to include Israel’s army among the parties that committed grave violations against children during armed...

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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1 May 2015

Briefings by INTERPOL and UNMAS to Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan

During its informal consultations on 28 April 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan (the Committee) was briefed by representatives...

1 May 2015

Security Council Press Statement on Mali

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Raimonda Murmokaitė (Lithuania):

1 May 2015

In Video Message, Secretary-General Brings Zero Hunger Challenge to Expo Milano

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message for Expo Milano 2015, taking place from 1 May to 31 October in Milan:

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 April 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for April

Amid the crisis in Yemen, the ongoing situation in Syria and other urgent threats to peace and security, the Jordanian presidency of the Security Council would focus on a range of issues, holding...

3 March 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for March

In March, the French presidency of the Security Council would focus on a broad range of issues, from peace and security on the African continent to efforts to bring about a political solution to the...

27 February 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President for February

China’s presidency of the Security Council during the “very busy” month of February was guided by the principles of objectivity, impartiality, efficiency and transparency, the country’s Permanent...