Meetings Coverage

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

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26 February 2015

General Assembly Adopts Resolutions on Global Geospacial Information Management, Seventieth Anniversary of End of World War II

Covering diverse ground, delegates in the General Assembly today adopted two consensus resolutions by which they first addressed global geospacial information management, and then commemorated the...

26 February 2015

Security Council, Adopting Resolution 2205 (2015), Extends Interim Force in Abyei until 15 July, Voicing Concern over Delays in Border Mechanism’s Operation

The Security Council this afternoon extended until 15 July 2015 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for the disputed Abyei area bordering Sudan and South Sudan.

26 February 2015

Special Committee on Charter Adopts Annual Report, Concludes 2014 Session

Concluding its annual session today, the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on Strengthening the Role of the Organization adopted its 2015 draft report and forwarded its...

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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26 February 2015

Secretary-General, Addressing Paraguay’s Congress, Welcomes National Steps to Stop Illegal Drug Trade, Pledges Support for Indigenous Peoples Empowerment

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s address to the National Congress of Paraguay, in Asunción, today, 26 February:

26 February 2015

Security Council Committee Established Pursuant to Resolution 1572 (2004) Concerning Côte d'Ivoire Deletes Pascal Affi N’guessan from Its Sanctions List

On 26 February 2015, the entry specified below was deleted from the 1572 Sanctions List and from the Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List.  The entry was deleted after the...

26 February 2015

Concerned at Reported Violence in Venezuela, Secretary-General Supports Effort by Union of South American Nations to Help Country Overcome Challenges

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

Press Conferences

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

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3 February 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for February

Recommitment to the United Nations’ central role in international cooperation to maintain peace, along with work on a range of global situations now of concern, would be the focus of China’s February...

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: