Meetings Coverage

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

24 July 2017

Security Council Encourages Enhanced Support to Implement Liberia Peacebuilding Plan, Ensure Upcoming Presidential, Legislative Elections Are Free, Fair

The Security Council today commended the commitment of the people and Government of Liberia to peace and to developing democratic processes, welcoming the new peacebuilding plan and noting the...

24 July 2017

Security Council Presidential Statement Concerned about Terrorist Threat in West Africa, Worsening Humanitarian Situation

The Security Council today welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region — including attacks by Boko...

21 July 2017

Communiqué Condemns ‘Blatant Aggression’ of Al-Aqsa Mosque Closure, as International Meeting on Jerusalem Question Concludes

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 21 July — The International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem concluded this afternoon with the introduction of a communiqué on behalf of its organizers condemning the recent...

21 July 2017

Panellists Cite Economic Costs of Occupation, Spotlight Investment Opportunities, as International Conference on Jerusalem Question Continues

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 21 July — Participants in the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem continued to explore the specific impacts of the Israeli occupation on the city’s economy,...

20 July 2017

Resolute Action Key to Retaining Development Gains, Meeting 2030 Agenda by Target Date, Speakers Say as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

Turning promises into progress in achieving a sustainable future depended on harnessing a collective will and taking resolute action to meet the deadline set in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...

20 July 2017

Speakers Condemn New Israeli Restrictions on Jersualem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque as International Conference Opens

BAKU, Azerbaijan, 20 July — Against the backdrop of escalating tensions in the holy city of Jerusalem — sparked by the closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the imposition of restrictions on worshippers...

Press Releases

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

24 July 2017

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in Lahore, Pakistan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

24 July 2017

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Kabul Bombing, Warning It May Be War Crime

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

23 July 2017

Secretary-General Condemns Killing of Peacekeeper in Central African Republic, Expresses Deep Concern over Continued Fighting

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

21 July 2017

Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Adds Name of Vessel to Its Sanctions List

On 21 July 2017, the Committee approved the addition of the entry specified below to its List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and other measures relating to...

21 July 2017

Strongly Condemning Deadly Stabbing in Occupied West Bank, Secretary-General Calls on All to Avoid Escalating Already Volatile Situation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

21 July 2017

Secretary-General Deeply Deplores Death of Palestinians in Clashes with Israeli Security Forces, Urging Restraint by Leaders on Both Sides

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: