Meetings Coverage

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

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27 March 2015

Adopting Two Resolutions on Libya — 2213, 2214 (2015) — Security Council Extends United Nations Presence, Eases Arms Embargo to Counter Terrorist Threat

Unanimously adopting two separate resolutions this evening on Libya, the Security Council, in the first, called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire and extended the United Nations Support...

27 March 2015

Budget Committee Approves Seven Texts as It Concludes First Part of Resumed Sixty-Ninth Session

Taking action without a vote, the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today approved seven draft texts relating to, among other things, oversight, accountability, procurement, and nine...

27 March 2015

Security Council Urged to ‘Stop the Madness’ as Terrorists Trample Cultural, Religious Diversity of Middle East

From Syria and Iraq to Libya and Yemen, the cultural and religious fabric in the Middle East, intricately woven over centuries, was being torn apart by terrorists intent on eliminating the very...

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 March 2015

Secretary-General, on Eve of Nigeria’s elections, Calls on All Nigerians to Vote, Welcomes Two Leading Candidates’ Statement to Respect Outcome

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

27 March 2015

Secretary-General, Concerned by Slow Pace of Gaza Reconstruction, Urges Donors at Vienna Seminar to Honour Aid Commitments for Palestinians

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the United Nations Seminar on Assistance to the Palestinian People, to be held in Vienna on 31 March:

27 March 2015

Secretary-General, at Defence Chiefs Conference, Requests ‘Unity and Backing’ for UN Peacekeepers, Notes Rise in Year-on-Year Deaths of Troops

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the Chiefs of Defence Conference, 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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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...

3 February 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for February

Recommitment to the United Nations’ central role in international cooperation to maintain peace, along with work on a range of global situations now of concern, would be the focus of China’s February...