Meetings Coverage

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

23 June 2017

Decolonization Committee Approves Several Drafts, Including Text Calling for Argentina, United Kingdom to Resume Talks over Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Dispute

Note: Complete coverage of today's meetings of the Special Committee on Decolonization will be available on Tuesday, 27 June.

23 June 2017

Conference to Negotiate Legally Binding Instrument on Banning Nuclear Weapons Takes Note of Revised Indicative Timetable for Coming Week

Briefly resuming its discussion before moving into informal consultations today, the Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards their Total...

22 June 2017

General Assembly Adopts Resolution Seeking International Court’s Advisory Opinion on Pre-independence Separation of Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius

The General Assembly requested today that the International Court of Justice render an advisory opinion on the legal consequences arising from the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius...

22 June 2017

Special Committee on Decolonization Approves 9 Draft Resolutions, Including Text Calling for Fair Self-Determination Process in French Polynesia

The Special Committee on Decolonization sent nine draft resolutions to the General Assembly today, including on the Question of French Polynesia, garnering calls from petitioners who attested on one...

21 June 2017

Conference Concludes First Reading of Draft Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

Delegations considering an instrument that would prohibit nuclear weapons concluded their first-read through of the entire draft this morning, before proceeding to informal discussions in the...

21 June 2017

Security Council Extends, Expands Sanctions against Democratic Republic of Congo to Cover Those Attacking Peacekeepers, Adopting Resolution 2360 (2017)

The Security Council today extended its arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on the Democratic Republic of the Congo until 1 July 2018, expanding those sanctions to cover individuals and...

Press Releases

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

23 June 2017

Committee Approves 15 Non-Governmental Organizations for Association with United Nations Department of Public Information

The Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Association Committee today associated 15 non-governmental organizations with the United Nations Department, bringing to 1,465 the...

23 June 2017

Secretary-General Condemns Market Bombings, Checkpoint Suicide Attack in Pakistan

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

23 June 2017

Activities of Secretary-General in Kyrgyzstan, 10-11 June

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres travelled to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, from Nukus, Uzbekistan, on the evening of Saturday, 10 June.

23 June 2017

Activities of Secretary-General in Uzbekistan, 9-10 June

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, from Astana, Kazakhstan, on the evening of Friday, 9 June.

23 June 2017

Activities of Secretary-General in Kazakhstan, 8-9 June

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan, from New York, on Thursday, 8 June, for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Heads of State Council.

23 June 2017

Activities of Secretary-General in Afghanistan, 14 June

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres travelled on Wednesday, 14 June, to Kabul, Afghanistan, from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.