Meetings Coverage

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

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2 June 2015

Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 16 Groups for Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers 27, Withdraws 2 from Roster

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 16 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on 27 others, while voting...

1 June 2015

Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Recommends 10 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Action on 43 Others

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 10 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council — including the group known as The Palestinian...

29 May 2015

Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Recommends 15 Groups for Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 15 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, but denied that privilege to the United States...

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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2 June 2015

Security Council Press Statement on the Situation in Yemen

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ramlan Bin Ibrahim (Malaysia):

2 June 2015

Addressing UN International School’s Class of 2015, Secretary-General Calls on Graduates to Become Global Citizens, Fight Intolerance

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations International School (UNIS) graduation ceremony, in New York today:

2 June 2015

Along ‘Last Mile’ of Ebola Response, Secretary-General Warns Assembly: Investments, Sacrifices Could Be Lost Unless ‘We Complete the Job’

Following are Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly informal plenary on Ebola, in New York today:

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 June 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June

Debates on children and armed conflict and on peacebuilding would be the highlights of the Malaysian presidency of the Security Council in June, a month that would also see several briefings and...

4 May 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for May

The Security Council in May would consider the growing threats faced by journalists around the world in addition to focusing on foreign terrorist fighters, small arms and a raft of ongoing situations...

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...