Meetings Coverage

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

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6 July 2015

Secretary-General Launches 2015 Millennium Development Goals Report at Start of High-level Political Forum’s Ministerial Segment

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today launched the 2015 Millennium Development Goals Report as the Economic and Social Council began a three-day ministerial segment of its High-level...

6 July 2015

Need to Eradicate Hunger, Not Associate Violent Extremism with Religion, Nationality, among Texts Adopted by General Assembly

The General Assembly today adopted a resolution reaffirming that violent extremism “cannot and should not” be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group, and underlining...

2 July 2015

At High-level Sustainable Development Forum, Speakers Suggest Fine-tuning Delivery Mechanisms for Post-2015 Goals, Urging ‘Mindset Change’ for Consumers, Producers

Representatives of Governments, international organizations and civil society today reflected on ways of promoting sustainable consumption and production patterns, mobilizing resources needed to...

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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7 July 2015

Activities of Secretary-General in San Francisco, 25-27 June

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Madam Ban Soon-taek, arrived in San Francisco from New York late on Thursday evening, 25 June.

7 July 2015

Secretary-General, in Message to Scientific Conference, Supports Examination of Transformative Climate Change Solutions to Ensure Sustainability

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, as delivered by Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

7 July 2015

‘No More Powerful Force against Violent Extremism than a Girl with a Book,’ Secretary-General Says at Oslo Summit on Education for Development

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, 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 July 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for July

Debates on the Middle East and security challenges in small island developing States would be the highlights of the New Zealand presidency of the Security Council in July, a month that would also see...

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...