Meetings Coverage

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

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30 June 2015

Breaking 'Silo' Approach Key in Toppling Barriers to Merging Three Pillars of Sustainable Development, Speaker Tells High-level Political Forum

A major obstacle to the integration of the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development was a “silo” mentality among stakeholders, especially among politicians and...

30 June 2015

Peacekeeping, Children in Armed Conflict Dominate June Agenda, as Security Council Wraps Up Month

Peacekeeping, peacebuilding and children in armed conflict had been the centrepieces of the Security Council’s work over the past four weeks, said the Permanent Representative of Malaysia, President...

30 June 2015

General Assembly Concludes Two-Day Climate Change Event with Speakers Urging Sustained Political Momentum for Robust Actions to Mitigate Impacts

Global, concerted action was immediately needed to halt greenhouse gas emissions, put a price tag on carbon and catalyse green growth, the General Assembly heard today, concluding its High-level...

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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1 July 2015

Secretary-General Tells World Climate Summit to Scale Up Solutions, Expand Collaboration, Strike Ambitious Path towards Action-based Strategies

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, as delivered by Janos Pasztor, Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, to the World Summit on Climate and Territories, in Lyon, France...

1 July 2015

Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attacks in North Sinai, Egypt

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

1 July 2015

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning South Sudan Adds Six Individuals to Its Sanctions List

On 1 July 2015, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) approved the addition of six entries specified below to its List of individuals and entities subject to...

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 June 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June

Debates on children and armed conflict and on peacebuilding would be the highlights of the Malaysian presidency of the Security Council in June, a month that would also see several briefings and...

4 May 2015

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for May

The Security Council in May would consider the growing threats faced by journalists around the world in addition to focusing on foreign terrorist fighters, small arms and a raft of ongoing situations...

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...