Meetings Coverage

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

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20 April 2015

Secretary-General Calls for New Era of Sustainable Development in 2015, as Economic and Social Council Opens Two-Day High-Level Event

With the global economy hampered by major geopolitical tensions and other unexpected shocks, the world must reorient finance patterns and better coordinate public and private investments to achieve...

20 April 2015

Opening Permanent Forum, Deputy Secretary-General Says Rights of Indigenous Peoples Must Be Included in Post-2015 Development Framework

To be truly transformative, the post-2015 development framework must include the rights of indigenous peoples, the Deputy Secretary-General said today, stressing to participants at the fourteenth...

19 April 2015

Concluding United Nations Crime Congress, Delegates Pledge Action to Promote Justice For All, Underline Link between Rule of Law, Sustainable Development

DOHA, 19 April — Justice for all was a critical key to the success of the new sustainable development goals and an invaluable tool to fight criminal activities, terrorism and violence threatening...

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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20 April 2015

Secretary-General Condemns ‘Barbaric’ Killing of Ethiopians in Libya by Da'esh Affiliates, Encouraging Dialogue to Overcome Crisis

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

20 April 2015

Secretary-General, at Washington Meeting, Calls for Ambitious Global Climate Finance Framework to Spur Cleaner, More Sustainable Growth

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, in Washington, D.C., on 18 April:

20 April 2015

Deputy Secretary-General, on World Malaria Day, Says Increased Funds, Stronger Partnerships Essential to Protect Billions Still at Risk of Infection

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the lunch discussion to mark World Malaria Day 2015, 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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2 April 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for April

Amid the crisis in Yemen, the ongoing situation in Syria and other urgent threats to peace and security, the Jordanian presidency of the Security Council would focus on a range of issues, holding...

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...