Meetings Coverage

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

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4 May 2016

Security Council Hears Briefings by Chairs of Subsidiary Bodies Concerning Islamic State/Al-Qaida, Counter-Terrorism, Non-proliferation

The Chairs of three terrorism-related Security Council subsidiary bodies briefed members this morning, reporting on the activities of its Committee’s concerning Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/...

4 May 2016

United Nations Financial Situation ‘Generally Sound and Positive’, Top Management Officials Tells Budget Committee

The financial health of the United Nations remained “generally sound and positive”, the Organization’s senior management official told the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today, adding...

3 May 2016

Jerusalem Divided by Walls of Fear, Hatred, Experts Tell International Conference on Palestine Question, Addressing Occupation’s Legal, Psychological Aspects

DAKAR, 3 May — The International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem, which opened in Dakar, Senegal, this morning, held its first plenary session in the afternoon, examining life in East...

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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4 May 2016

Security Council Sanctions Committee on Central African Republic Meets with European Union on Training of Central African Republic Armed Forces

On 29 April 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic received briefings by the Deputy Head of Delegation of the...

4 May 2016

Security Council Press Statement on South Sudan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):

4 May 2016

Palestine Refugee Agency’s Budget Uncertainties Add Needless Extra Suffering, Anguish, Secretary-General Says in Remarks on UNRWA’s Sustainability

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the sustainability of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA...

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 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...

1 April 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for April

The situations in Syria, Yemen and the broader Middle East would be among the Security Council’s priorities in April, Liu Jieyi (China), its President for the month, said at a Headquarters press...

1 March 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for March

Africa would be at the heart of the Security Council’s work in March, with the 15-member body travelling to the continent ahead of open debates on the Great Lakes region and the role of women in...