Meetings Coverage

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

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22 January 2015

Fight against Anti-Semitism ‘A Fight for All of Us’, Secretary-General Says, as General Assembly Debates Issue Following Rise in Attacks on Jews

In the wake of a rise in deadly attacks against Jews, the international community must rally to stamp out anti-Semitic violence and discrimination worldwide, speakers from some 60 countries told the...

22 January 2015

Peacekeeping Chief, Briefing Security Council, Recommends Gradual Exit from Democratic Republic of the Congo in Line with Strategic Review

United Nations operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should be drawn down gradually, in consultation with the Government and without reversing gains in stability and civilian protection...

22 January 2015

Security Council Renews Targeted Sanctions on Central African Republic, Authorizing States to Seize, Register or Dispose of Banned Items

The Security Council today extended its arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on the Central African Republic until 29 January 2016 and the mandate of the Expert Panel assisting the Sanctions...

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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23 January 2015

Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee Adds Four Names to Its Sanctions List

On 23 January 2015, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1989 (2011) approved the addition of the entries specified below to its Al-Qaida Sanctions List of...

23 January 2015

United Nations-Organized Events Worldwide to Mark International Day Commemorating Holocaust Survivors under Theme — ‘Liberty, Life and Legacy’

The United Nations will mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust this month with events around the world to help recognize the enduring legacy left by the...

23 January 2015

Marking International Day of Commemoration, Holocaust Exhibit at United Nations Headquarters Recounts Comprehensive History from 1933 to 1945

A new multi-media exhibit on the Holocaust will open in the Visitors Lobby on Monday, 26 January 6 p.m., as part of a week-long series of Holocaust remembrance activities at the United Nations.

Press Conferences

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Transcripts and summaries of press conferences by United Nations officials and Member State delegations.

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5 January 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for January

Building strong foundations intertwining development and security underpinned a range of issues on the Security Council’s schedule for January, the Permanent Representative of Chile, whose delegation...

17 December 2014

Press Conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon’s press conference, held in New York today:

2 December 2014

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for December

Terrorism and cross-border crime in Africa would be a major focus at the Security Council in December as the body continued to closely watch a range of crises worldwide, the Permanent Representative...