Meetings Coverage

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

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29 July 2016

Adopting Resolution 2303 (2016), Security Council Requests Secretary-General Establish Police Component in Burundi to Monitor Security Situation

Expressing concern about continuing violence and a persistent political impasse in Burundi, the Security Council requested today that the Secretary-General establish a police officers component in...

29 July 2016

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2302 (2016), Security Council Authorizes Extension of United Nations Mission in South Sudan Mandate

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 12 August, determining that the situation in that country constituted a threat to...

29 July 2016

General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Follow-up to, Review of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in Consensus Action

The General Assembly decided today that the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development — mandated to coordinate the follow-up to and review of global sustainable development commitments —...

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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29 July 2016

Secretary-General’s Message for World Day against Trafficking in Persons Stresses Need for Greater Efforts to Shield Migrants, Refugees

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to be observed on 30 July:

29 July 2016

Security Council Press Statement on Iraq-Kuwait

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

28 July 2016

Inclusive, Accountable Institutions Bind State with Citizens, Secretary-General Tells Security Council Open Debate on Peacebuilding in Africa

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Security Council open debate on peacebuilding in Africa, 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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1 July 2016

Press Conference by President of Security Council on Work Programme for July

The Security Council would focus on Africa and peacebuilding, the Middle East, working methods and selection of the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, Koro Bessho (Japan), its President...

1 June 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June

Peacekeeping reform would be among the top priorities of the Security Council’s work in June, François Delattre (France), its President for that month, said at a Headquarters press conference today.

2 May 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Programme of Work for May

The Security Council would hold two open debates this month, the first on the issue of counter-terrorism and the other concerning cooperation on peace and security matters between the United Nations...