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31 December 2015
SC/12188-AFR/3296-L/3249

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Samantha Power (United States):

2 October 2015
SG/SM/17183-AFR/3229-L/3248

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

6 June 2015
SG/SM/16824-L/3247

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message to the inaugural conference of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy, convened in Nuremberg, Germany, on 6 June 2015:

13 April 2015
SG/SM/16656-L/3246

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, as delivered by Miguel de Serpa Soares, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, to the fifty-fourth annual session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), taking place in Beijing from 13-17 April 2015:

25 February 2015
L/3245

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 recommendations to the General Assembly.

19 February 2015
L/3244

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization today elected by acclamation Nadia Kalb (Austria) of the Western European and Other States Group for third Vice-Chair of that body’s bureau.

18 February 2015
L/3243

Concluding the general debate for the session, speakers at the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization emphasized the urgency of revitalizing both the United Nations and the Special Committee itself through real political will and by fostering substantive deliberations on key agenda items.

17 February 2015
L/3242

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2015 session today with delegations debating questions related to economic sanctions, as well as institutional reform.

20 January 2015
SG/SM/16474-AFR/3054-L/3240

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

20 January 2015
SC/11744-AFR/3055-L/3241

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Cristián Barros Melet (Chile):

12 December 2014
SG/SM/16420-L/3239

Following is UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon’s message, as delivered by UN Legal Counsel, Miguel de Serpa Soares, to a reception organized by the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, in New York, today:

8 December 2014
SG/SM/16403-L/3238

Following is UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon’s message, as delivered by United Nations Legal Counsel, Miguel de Serpa Soares, at the opening of the thirteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court, in New York today:

24 November 2014
SG/SM/16363-L/3237-ORG/1588

Following are UN Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the inauguration of a new courtroom at Headquarters, in New York today:

8 November 2014
SC/11637-AFR/3009-L/3236

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gary Quinlan (Australia):

3 October 2014
SG/SM/16232-L/3234

The following statement was issued today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and International Criminal Court President Judge Sang-Hyun Song:

18 February 2014
L/3225

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2014 session today, as delegates debated questions surrounding economic sanctions, as well as wide‑ranging issues of reform.

15 November 2013
GA/L/3473
Concluding its current session today, the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its tradition of consensus and approved 16 draft resolutions, including a text on the report of the Committee on Relations with the Host Country, which was also introduced to delegations.
8 November 2013
GA/L/3472
Nearing the conclusion of their work for the sixty-eighth session, delegates in the Sixth Committee (Legal) today took action on two draft resolutions and heard the oral reports by the Chairs of two working groups.
6 November 2013
GA/L/3471
Commending progress and assessing shortcomings, the Sixth Committee (Legal) today took up the Secretary-General’s report on the administration of justice at the United Nations, and considered a request for observer status.
5 November 2013
GA/L/3470
Risk reduction and prevention were crucial to the “protection of persons in the event of disasters”, emphasized speakers in the Sixth Committee (Legal), as deliberations concluded on a broad range of issues from the International Law Commission’s report.