Meetings Coverage

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

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7 July 2015

High-level Forum Must Tailor Guidance, Follow-up on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals to National Priorities, Speakers Stress in General Debate

The High-level Political Forum, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, must provide robust monitoring and follow-up to the post-2015 sustainable development agenda while...

7 July 2015

Further Vigilance against Boko Haram, Combating Organized Crime among Top Concerns in West Africa, Senior United Nations Official Tells Security Council

Continuing attacks by Boko Haram, risks of election instability in several nations, transnational organized crime and Ebola were current top concerns in West Africa, a United Nations official in the...

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...

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

New Teaching Tools for ‘The General History of Africa’ Project to Be Launched at United Nations on 10 July

The United Nations Department of Public Information and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will organize a round table discussion on “The General History of...

7 July 2015

Activities of Secretary-General in Barbados, 1-3 July

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travelled to Barbados on Wednesday, 1 July, to attend the thirty-sixth Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (...

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.

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...