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2009
30 December 09

Special Event: 2009 Year in Review
2009 – Arctic ice is melting faster than ever before.  Amid many other crises – food, energy, recession and pandemic flu – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged the world to take on these challenges together.  

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24 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 41 minutes ]
23 December 09

General Assembly: 68th plenary meeting.
Consideration by the General Assembly of the reports of the Fifth Committee.

Part 1:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 29 minutes ]
Part 2:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 56 minutes ]

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Guinea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the Chargé d'affaires ad interim of France, Mr. Nicolas de Rivière, on the situation in Guinea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (English and French)

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

23 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]
23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the Eritrea, H.E. Mr. Araya Desta, on the situation in Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

23 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir Mark Lyall Grant, on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

23 December 09

Security Council: Peace and security in Africa - Eritrea
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 48 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 48 minutes ]

23 December 09

Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Thirtieth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2009/623).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 18 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 18 minutes ]

22 December 09

General Assembly: 67th plenary meeting.
1. Assistance to survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, particularly orphans, widows and victims of sexual violence
2. Appointment of members of the Consultative Committee of the United Nations
Development Fund for Women
3. Financial reports and audited financial statements, and reports of the Board of Auditors: report of the Fifth Committee. (and other issues)
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 40 minutes ]

22 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]
22 December 09

Press Conference: Briefing by the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]

21 December 09

General Assembly: 66th plenary meeting.
Consideration by the General Assembly of the reports of the Second Committee.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 24 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 24 minutes ]

21 December 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Sudan. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

21 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon : Janos Pasztor and Robert Orr from the Executive Office of the Secretary-General , will brief reporters on the outcome of the Climate Change Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 33 minutes ]
21 December 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 50 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 50 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]
21 December 09

Security Council: The situation in the Central African Republic.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 6 minutes ]

21 December 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

21 December 09

Press Conference: H.E. Dr. R. M. Marty M. Natalegawa, the former Indonesian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, speaks to press in his capacity as Foreign Minister.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]

21 December 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, spoke to reporters on the outcome of the Climate Change Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]

18 December 09

General Assembly: 65th plenary meeting.
Consideration by the General Assembly of the reports of the Third Committee.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 12 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 12 minutes ]

18 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]
17 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by Robert H. Serry, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, and Secretary-General's Envoy to the Quartet on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

17 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir Mark Lyall Grant, on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

17 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting, on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

17 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

17 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]
17 December 09

Press Conference: Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, on humanitarian matters in the Gaza Strip.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 43 minutes ]

17 December 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 33 minutes ]

17 December 09

Security Council: Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 9 minutes ]

17 December 09

Security Council: The situation in Liberia (S/2009/640).
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

17 December 09

Security Council: The situation in Burundi (S/2009/611).
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

16 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Alan Doss on the situation in the country.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

16 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]
16 December 09

General Assembly: 64th plenary meeting.
Consideration by the General Assembly of the reports of the Sixth Committee.
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour 10 minutes ]

16 December 09

Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2009/623).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 24 minutes ]

16 December 09

Security Council: International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994 (S/2009/571) (S/2009/601).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 minutes ]

16 December 09

Security Council: International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (S/2009/570).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 minutes ]

16 December 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (S/2009/597).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

15 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in the Central African Republic, Eritrea, Western Sahara and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

15 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]
15 December 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic and on the activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country (S/2009/627).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 41 minutes ]

14 December 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General prior to his departure for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]

14 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Minas A. Hadjimichael, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

14 December 09

Security Council: The situation in Cyprus (S/2009/609) (S/2009/610).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 9 minutes ]

14 December 09

Security Council: Briefings by Chairmen of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 47 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 47 minutes ]

14 December 09

Press Conference: Human Rights Watch will hold a briefing on the Democratic Republic of Congo, and findings in their latest report ,"'You Will Be Punished': Attacks on Civilians in Eastern Congo".
Panelists include Anneke Van Woudenberg, Senior Researcher on DRC, Human Rights Watch; Ida Sawyer, Goma-based Researcher, Human Rights Watch; and moderator Steve Crawshaw, UN Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 43 minutes ]

11 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Taieb El Fassi Fihri, Foreign Minister of Morocco on the situation in Western Sahara.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ] (In English and Original language)

11 December 09

General Assembly: 63rd plenary meeting.
The role of diamonds in fuelling conflict: draft resolution
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 38 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 38 minutes ]

11 December 09

Special Event: Remembrance of the second anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations premises in Algiers.

[ Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]

10 December 09

General Assembly: 62nd plenary meeting.
Reports of the Fourth Committee and other items. 
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 20 minutes ]

10 December 09

Special Event: Panel discussion organized by the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, France, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden on the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights. Theme: “Opposing grave Human Rights Violations on the basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” [Panellists]
[ Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 25 minutes ]
[ Webcast: Archived Video - Spanish: 1 hour and 25 minutes ]

10 December 09

Special Event: Panel discussion organized by the New York Office of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights. Theme: "Race, Poverty and Power": The impact of racial discrimination on development.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 34 minutes ]
10 December 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Burundi. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Burundi.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

10 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on International Human Rights Day, President Obama's remarks in Oslo, Non-proliferation following the briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006) [Iran] and Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

10 December 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, on his mission to Copenhagen next week for the climate change summit, and on new challenges presented for humanitarian action as a result of climate change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]

10 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]
10 December 09

General Assembly: 61st plenary meeting.
1. Promotion and protection of human rights: human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms: report of the Third Committee (A/64/439/Add.2 (Part I))
2. Promotion and protection of human rights: special meeting at the end of the International Year of Human Rights Learning. 
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour 11 minutes ]

10 December 09

Security Council: The situation in Burundi. Sixth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi (S/2009/611).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 46 minutes ]

10 December 09

Security Council: Non-proliferation. Briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006). [Iran]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 44 minutes ]

10 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the permanent Representative of the United Kingdon, H.E. Sir Mark Lyall Grant, on Non-proliferation following the briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006) [Iran].
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

10 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Gérard Araud, on Non-proliferation following the briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006) [Iran].
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

9 December 09

Media Stakeout: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, speak to correspondents at the Security Council stakeout regarding the total pledges received for the Central Emergency Response Fund for 2010, during the high-level meeting on the CERF that took place from Tuesday 8 December - Wednesday 9 December.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

9 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guests at noon: Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Susana Malcorra, Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Field Support.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour ]
9 December 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Cyprus. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

9 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Taye-Brook Zerihoun, and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Alexander Downer, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

9 December 09

Press Conference: The Rt. Hon Gareth Thomas MP, UK Minister of State for International Development, on priorities for a more effective international humanitarian response.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 17 minutes ]

9 December 09

Special Event: The Annual High-level Conference on the Central Emergency Response Fund, organized by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Arabic: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 32 minutes ]

8 December 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the Bagdad bombing. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Iraq and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

8 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Gérard Araud on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

8 December 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d’Ivoire
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 6 minutes ]

8 December 09

Press Conference: Mr. Mark Bowden, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 34 minutes ]

8 December 09

Security Council: Peace and Security in Africa:  Drug Trafficking as a Threat to International Security. 

Morning meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]

Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 15 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 15 minutes ]

8 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]
8 December 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed the press at the Security Council stakeout on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

7 December 09

Special Event: Comments to the press by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, Foreign Minister of France.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]

7 December 09

Press Conference: Bernard Kouchner, Foreign Minister of France, will brief the press following his meeting with the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

7 December 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire and other matters. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Burkina Faso, H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

7 December 09

General Assembly: 57th and 58th plenary meetings.
1) Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: report of the Secretary-General (A/64/336). 2) Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin: draft resolution (A/64/L.17). 3) 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa: draft resolution (A/64/L.5)

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 49 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 30 minutes ]

7 December 09

Press Conference: Dinesh Mahtani, Coordinator of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to brief on the final report of the Group of Experts to be published on 7 December.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 38 minutes ]

7 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]
4 December 09

General Assembly: 56th plenary meetings.
1) Oceans and the law of the sea. (A/64/66, A/64/66/Add.1 and
A/64/66/Add./2).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 2 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours 2 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 37 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 37 minutes ]

4 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

4 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

4 December 09

Special Event: The 12th Annual United Nations Student Conference on Human Rights (UNSCHR) on the theme of "Human Rights Education".

Morning:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 17 minutes ]

Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 50 minutes ]

4 December 09

Press Conference: Luis Moreno Ocampo, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, to brief following his meeting with the Security Council on Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]

4 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]
4 December 09

Press Conference: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 33 minutes ]

4 December 09

Security Council : Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 6 minutes ]

3 December 09

Special Event: Special event on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. With remarks by the Secretary-General.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours 6 minutes ]

3 December 09

Security Council : 1) International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 2) International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States, between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994 3) On the situation in Somalia.

Morning:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 17 minutes ]

Afternoon:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]

3 December 09

Press Conference: President of the Assembly of the States Parties to the Rome Statute governing the International Criminal Court).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 14 minutes ]

3 December 09

Special Event: On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Organized by the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in collaboration with the World Bank).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 48 minute ]

3 December 09

Press Conference: By the Secretary-General on the designation of Stevie Wonder as United Nations Messenger of Peace. Stevie Wonder, Ambassador Susan Rice (Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations) will also participate in the press conference. Press conference will be moderated by Mr. Kiyotaka Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Public Information. .
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]

3 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
3 December 09

Press Conference: By the NGO Peace and Cooperation on the launching of the school award "Take care of your planet". Speakers include Elvira Sanchez-Igual, Nancy L. Rivard, and Joaquin Antuña.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]

2 December 09

Special Event: Discussion forum on “The news media and new media: Challenges and opportunities”. (Organized by the Department of Public Information).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 1 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hour 1 minute ]

2 December 09

Press Conference: Launch of the report of the Commission on AIDS in the Pacific. Speakers will include Misa Telefoni,of Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation (PIAF); a Commission Member living with HIV; and Nafis Sadik, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

2 December 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Michel Kafando, Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso and President of the Security Council for December, to brief on the Council’s programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes ]

2 December 09 Special Event : Handover of the Report of the Commission on AIDS in the Pacific to the United Nations Secretary-General.
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]
2 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
2 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

2 December 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

2 December 09

Press Conference: Rob Vos, Director of Development Policy and Analysis from the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) to launch the latest World Economic Situation and Prospects.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 43 minutes ]

2 December 09

General Assembly: 54th and 55th plenary meetings.
1) Reduction of military budgets: report of the First Committee. 2) Implementation of the Declaration of the Indian Ocean as a Zone of Peace: report of the First Committee ( A/64/382). (See more) 3) Reports of the First Committee.

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 48 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 48 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours ]

2 December 09

Press Conference: On the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Speakers will include: Justice Sujata Manohar, former judge of the Indian Supreme Court; Regina Tavares da Silva, former CEDAW Committee member; Elizabeth Evatt, former CEDAW Committee Chairperson, and Nouzha Guessous, former member of the Morocco Family Law Reform Commission.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]

1 December 09 Special Event :Women’s International Forum. Briefing by the Secretary-General on “Opportunities and obligations: Climate change, the Millennium Development Goals and the need for a renewed multilateralism”
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 51 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 51 minutes ]
1 December 09

General Assembly: 52nd and 53rd plenary meetings.
1) Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: report of the General Committee (A/64/250/Add.1). 2) The situation in the Middle East. (a) Reports of the Secretary-General (A/64/343 and A/64/351) (b) Draft resolutions (A/64/L.24 and A/64/L.25

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 1 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 1 minute ]

1 December 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]
1 December 09

Press Conference: Eric Falt, Director of the Outreach Division from the Department of Public Information; Mia Hanak from Millennium ART; Travis Threlkel from Obscura Digital; Chris Di Cesare and Andy Berndt from YouTube, to brief on on a digital media art installation called CO2 CUBES – Visualize a Tonne of Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]

30 November 09

General Assembly: 51st plenary meeting.
On the Question of Palestine. 1) Report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People (A/64/35) 2) Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/351).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]

30 November 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other matters. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

30 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

30 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

30 November 09

Special Event: Observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours 3 minutes ]

30 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Michael Adlerstein, Executive Director of the Capital Master Plan.
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour 20 minutes ]
30 November 09

Security Council: 1. The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 2. The situation in Somalia. Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 1846 (2008) (S/2009/590). 3. Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan. Report of the Secretary-General on the deployment of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) (S/2009/592).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 52 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 52 minutes ]

30 November 09

Press Conference: Launch of UNICEF's 4th Children and AIDS Stocktaking Report and introduce the "Children Left Behind" Symposium. Speakers will include Ann Veneman, Executive Director of UNICEF; Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Virginia Fields, President of the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS; Jimmy Kolker, Chief of the HIV/AIDS Section at UNICEF; Nathan Shaffer from the World Health Organization; and Reshma Pattni, Program Director at Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS..
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]

25 November 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Jorge Valero Briceño, Permanent Representative of Venezvuela.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 51 minutes ]

25 November 09

Security Council: Post-conflict peacebuilding..
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours 5minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours 5 minutes ]

25 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]
24 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

24 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Lybia, H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

24 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]
24 November 09

Special Event: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Launch of the “Network of Men Leaders” on the “UNiTE to end violence against women” campaign, with remarks by the Secretary-General.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 55 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour 55 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]
24 November 09

Press Conference: United Nations  Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; Knut Storberget, Minister of Justice and Police of Norway; HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand; and Ghida A. Anani, Program Coordinator at KAFA ("Enough") Violence & Exploitation, to brief on the Secretary-General's Network of Men Leaders.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes ]

24 November 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question..
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 22 minutes ]

23 November 09

Special Event: The Twelfth Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture will be delivered by the Honourable Mr.Yasuo Fakudo former Prime Minister of Japan on “Challenges for sustainable development in a new era: Population, climate change and global security” (organized by the United Nations Population Fund).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 56 minutes ]

23 November 09

Press Conference: Luiz Augusto Cassanha Galvão, Manager of Sustainable Development and Environmental Health Area at the Pan American Health Organization; Fatih Birol, Chief Economist at the International Energy Agency; and Olav Krjoven, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Development Policy at UNDP, to brief on the need for a new climate deal that will tackle energy poverty.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

23 November 09

Special Event : Remarks by the Secretary-General at the Presentation of the Recommendations of the African Commission

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
23 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, to brief on his recent trip to Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]
23 November 09

Security Council: The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Letter dated 12 November 2009 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/588).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]

23 November 09

Press Conference: Ulla Tørnæs, Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark, to brief on the Africa Commission's recommendations and initiatives for achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]

20 November 09

General Assembly: 49th and 50th plenary meetings.
1) Report of the Peacebuilding Commission (A/64/341) (A/64/217) (A/63/881). 2) Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly.

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 1 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 1 minute ]

Afternoon Meeting:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 24 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 24 minutes ]

20 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]
20 November 09

General Assembly: Third Committee 45th meeting
1) Report of the Human Rights Council (A/C.3/64/L.61) 2. Crime Prevention and criminal justice (A/C.3/64/L.11/Rev.1) (A/C.3/64/L.12/Rev.1) 3) International drug control (A/C.3/64/L.15/Rev).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hours and 50 minutes ]

20 November 09

Special Event : Commemorative event on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (organized by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and civil society partners).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 53 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour 53 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
20 November 09

Special Event : Remarks by the Secretary-General at a Panel discussion on “Industrialization strategies and policies: A key to economic transformation of Africa”(on the occasion of Africa Industrialization Day) (organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
19 November 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Ali Abdussalam Treki and Trudie Styler, Co-founder of the Rainforest Foundation.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

19 November 09

General Assembly: Informal meeting of the plenary to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General and a senior representative of the Government of Denmark, on the status of the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations process in the run-up to the Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 18 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 18 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Arabic: 7 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
19 November 09

General Assembly: Third Committee 44th meeting
1) Report of the Human Rights Council (A/C.3/64/L.61) 2. Crime Prevention and criminal justice (A/C.3/64/L.11/Rev.1) (A/C.3/64/L.12/Rev.1) 3) International drug control (A/C.3/64/L.15/Rev).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 13 minutes ]

19 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, on the situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

19 November 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other matters. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

19 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

19 November 09

General Assembly: 48th plenary meeting.
1) Appointments to fill vacancies in subsidiary organs and other appointments (A/64/524) (A/64/525) (A/64/526) (A/64/527) (A/64/528) 2) Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 41 minutes ]

19 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]
19 November 09

Special Event : 2009 Parliamentary Hearing on "The way forward - Building political support and implementing effective responses to the gloal economic crisis." (Co-organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Office of the President of the General Assembly.).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]

18 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of UNPOS , H.E. Mr. Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, on the situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

18 November 09

Security Council: 1. The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Letter dated 12 November 2009 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/588). Letter dated 8 October 2009 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/525). 2. The situation in Somalia Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 1846 (2008) (S/2009/590).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 43 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 43 minutes ]

18 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]
18 November 09

Press Conference: Richard Kollodge and Daniel Schensul from the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), to present The State of World Population 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

17 November 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in the Great Lakes region and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation situation in the Great Lakes region and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

17 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Dmitry Titov, Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and Maxwell Kerley, Director of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), to provide an update and overview of the work of UNMAS.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]
17 November 09

DPI/NGO: Briefing on "Healing wounds, reclaiming lost lives: The consequences of female genital mutilation" (in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 54 minutes ]

16 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Iraq, H.E. Mr. Dr. Hamid Al-Bayati, on the situation in Iraq and the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

16 November 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Iraq. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in Iraq and the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

16 November 09

General Assembly: 46th plenary meeting.
1) Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields (A/64/350); Strengthening of the United Nations system United Nations reform: measures and proposals 2)Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin (A/64/303) (A/64/L.17) 3. Follow-up to the commemoration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition ofthe transatlantic slave trade: draft resolution (A/64/L.10).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]

16 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Ad Melkert, Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]
16 November 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq. Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 1883 (2009) (S/2009/585).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting, President of the Security Council.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 54 minutes ]

13 November 09

General Assembly: 44th and 45th plenary meetings.
1) Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations (A/64/300) 2)Report of the Security Council (A/64/2); Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters..

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 16 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 16 minutes ]

13 November 09

Security Council: 1. Adoption of the agenda. 2. Briefings by Chairmen of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council.

Morning:
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Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hours and 30 minutes ]

13 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Mike Smith, Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee. Executive Directorate, to brief on the outcome of an initiative to build counter-terrorism cooperation between countries in South Asia..
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]
12 November 09

Press Conference: Michele Falavigna, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Chad, to discuss the humanitarian situation in Chad.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

12 November 09

General Assembly: 43rd and 44th plenary meetings.
1) Notification by the Secretary-General under Article 12, paragraph 2, of the Charter of the United Nations (A/64/300) 2)Report of the Security Council (A/64/2); Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters..

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 52 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 52 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 32 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 32 minutes ]

12 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Ross Mountain, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Humanitarian Coordinator for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 44 minutes ]
11 November 09

Special Event : Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund Award for journalists honors Academy award winner Emma Thompson and presents its Inspiration Award to Helen Bamber.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 28 minutes ]

11 November 09

Security Council: Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.

Morning:
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Afternoon:
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11 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]
11 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Austria, H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger, on the issue of Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

10 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]
10 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of Lebanon, H.E. Ms. Caroline Ziade, on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

10 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

10 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in the Middle East and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

10 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic, H.E. Mr. Bashar Ja'afari on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

10 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Micheal C. Williams on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

10 November 09

General Assembly: 42nd plenary meeting.
1) Culture of peace (A/64/325) (A/64/312) (A/64/L.5, A/64/L.13, A/64/L.14 and A/64/L.151).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]

9 November 09

General Assembly: 40th & 41st plenary meeting.
1) The situation in Afghanistan (A/64/364) (A/64/L.8) 2) Support by the United Nations system of the efforts of Governments to promote and consolidate new or restored democracies (A/64/372) (A/64/L.12).  3) Culture of peace (A/64/325) (A/64/312) (A/64/L.5, A/64/L.13, A/64/L.14 and A/64/L.151).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 Hours and 26 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 Hours and 26 minutes ]

9 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team, to provide an update on the climate change negotiations leading up to Copenhagen.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]
9 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in the Great Lakes Region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

9 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, H.E. Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo on the situation in the Great Lakes Region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

9 November 09

Security Council: The situation in the Great Lakes region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]

6 November 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Afghanistan. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

6 November 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed the press at the Security Council stakeout following the Council's consultations on the situation in Afghanistan and the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

6 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour and representatives from families from East Jerusalem on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]

6 November 09

Press Conference: Colin Chartres, Director-General of CGIAR's International Water Management Institute, and Aaron Wolf, Programme Director of Water Conflict Management and Transformation at Oregon State University, to brief on key issues relating to climate change and sustainable development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]

6 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting on the situation in Nepal and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

6 November 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, General Assembly President of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

6 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
6 November 09

Security Council: UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 20 minutes ]

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ] English and Arabic

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, H.E. Mr. Amre Moussa, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ] English and Arabic

5 November 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, on the report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) following the vote of the General Assembly on the Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ] English and Arabic

5 November 09

General Assembly: 38th and 39th plenary meetings.
1) Results of the high- level segment of the 52nd session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (A/64/92) 2) Report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) Draft resolution (A/64/L.11) (continuation).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 1 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 1 minute ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 32 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 32 minute ]

5 November 09

Security Council: The situation in Guinea-Bissau (Presidential Statement).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]

5 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 42 minutes ]
5 November 09

Security Council: UN Mission to Guinea-Bissau (UNGOBIS).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 54 minutes ]

4 November 09

Special Event: Book launch of Jane Poynter's "Champions for Change: Athletes Making a World of Difference".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 15 minutes ]

4 November 09

General Assembly: 35th and 36th plenary meetings.
Report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53/Add.1) Draft resolution (A/64/L.11).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 38 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 38 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]

4 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]
3 November 09

Special Event: Panel discussion on “Adlai Stevenson and the future of the United Nations” (organized by the United States Mission).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 36 minutes ]

3 November 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting, Permanent Representative of Austria and President of the Security Council for November, to brief on the Council’s programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

3 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]
3 November 09

Press Conference: Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, to launch the logo for the International Year on Biodiversity (2010).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

3 November 09

General Assembly: 34rd plenary meetings.
1) Election of seven members of the Committee for Programme and Coordination (A/64/307) 2) Election of thirty members of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 3) Election of twenty-nine members of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (A/64/297) 4) Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences (A/64/107) 5) Appointment of members of the Joint Inspection Unit (A/64/106)

[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 1 hours and 24 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hours and 24 minutes ]

3 November 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Heraldo Munoz, Chairman of the Peacebuilding Commission, to announce a collaboration between the Peacebuilding Commission and Yoko Ono to donate proceeds from John Lennon’s "Give Peace a Chance" 40th anniversary digital single to the UN Peacebuilding Fund.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

2 November 09

Special Event: Special briefing on "Copenhagen 2009: The fierce urgency of now" (at the ambassadorial level) (organized by the Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour 35 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 35minute ]

2 November 09

General Assembly: 33rd plenary meetings.
1) Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency. (A/64/257) 2) Follow-up to the commemoration of the two-hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. (A/64/L.7) 3) Report of the International Court of Justice. (A/64/L.9)

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 1 hours and 48 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hours and 48 minutes ]

2 November 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]
30 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]
30 October 09

General Assembly: 31st plenary meetings.
1) Report of the Human Rights Council (A/64/53) 2) Report of the International Criminal Court 3) Report of the International Court of Justice.

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 50 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 50 minutes ]

30 October 09

Special Event: The Secretary-General invited all staff to join him at a townhall meeting on staff security. He provided an update on developments related to the tragic events of 28 October in Kabul, Afghanistan, that took the lives of five United Nations staff and injured many others.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]

29 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

29 October 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed the press at the Security Council stakeout following the Council's consultations on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

29 October 09

Special Event: Observance of the annual World Food Day "Achieving food security in times of crisis".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 1 minute ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 1 minute ]

29 October 09

General Assembly: 29th and 30th plenary meetings.
Report of the International Criminal Court (A/64/356) (A/64/363).

Morning Meeting:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 55 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 55 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 25 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 25 minutes ]

29 October 09

Special Event: The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), in partnership with the World Food Programme are organizing a special event on “The Impact of the Economic and Food Crisis on Post-Conflict Countries.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 46 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 46 minutes ]

Opening Session

  • Welcome remarks by H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas, President of ECOSOC
    [ English ] [ French ] - 6 minutes
  • Welcome remarks by H.E. Mr. Heraldo Muñoz, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission
    [ English ] - 5 minutes
  • Welcome remarks by Ms. Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, World Food Programme
    [ English ] - 3 minutes
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [ English ] - 10 minutes

Panel discussion

  • H.E. Mr. Ferdinand Nderagakura, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of Burundi
    [ English ] [ French ] - 10 minutes
  • Dr. Paul Farmer, Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti
    [ English ] - 17 minutes
  • Ms. Sarah F. Cliffe, Special Representative/Director, World Development Report 2011, Conflict and Fragility, World Bank
    [ English ] - 11 minutes
  • Dr. David Nabarro, United Nations Symstem Coordinator on Avian & Pandemic Influenza and the Global Food Crisis
    [ English ] - 6 minutes

Interactive dialogue

Closing remarks

  • H.E. Mr. Heraldo Muñoz, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission
    [ English ] [ Spanish ] - 7 minutes
  • H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas, President of ECOSOC
    [ English ] [ French ] - 7 minutes

 

29 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]
29 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Côte d’Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Ilahiri A. Djédjé, on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

29 October 09

Security Council: Consideration of the draft report of the Security Council to the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]

29 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d’Ivoire (S/2009/521).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 9 minutes ]

29 October 09

Press Conference: The promotion of sport and the Millennium Development Goals. Speakers include Felipe Payano, Minister of Sports of the Dominican Republic; Ambassador Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo, Permanent Representative of the Dominican Republic; Marcos Diaz, Athlete and the Dominican Republic's Honorary Goodwill Ambassador to the World; Kiyotaka Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for Public Information; and Sering Falu Njie, Deputy Director of the Millennium Campaign Office.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

28 October 09

General Assembly: 28th plenary meeting.
The situation in Central America: progress in fashioning a region of peace, freedom, democracy and development: Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/370); Draft resolution (A/64/L.6)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]

28 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew following his meeting with Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ] (Greek)

28 October 09

General Assembly: 27th plenary meeting.
Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba: Report of the Secretary-General (A/64/97); Draft resolution (A/64/L.4).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 3 hours and 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 23 minutes ]

28 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, on the terrorist attack on a guest house in Kabul.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

28 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press Statement by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the terrorist attack on a guest house in Kabul.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

28 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Gérard Araud, on Guinea, Iran/ disarmament and Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ] French and English

28 October 09

Security Council: Peace consolidation in West Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]

28 October 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, will brief on his recent trip to Yemen, the Philippines, Indonesia and Uganda.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

28 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Sudan, Mr. Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

28 October 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]

27 October 09

Press Conference: Asma Jahangir, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

27 October 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting, Permanent Representative of Austria and Chairman of the 1267 Committee (Al-Qaida and Taliban sanctions), and Richard Barrett, Coordinator of the Monitoring Team of the 1267 Committee.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 2 minutes ]

27 October 09

Press Conference: Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

27 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Walter Kaelin, Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]
27 October 09

Press Conference: B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, to brief on his recent mission to eastern and southern Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

27 October 09

General Assembly: 26th plenary meeting
1) Report of the Economic and Social Council. 2) Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major UN conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 1 hour and 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 6 minutes ]

26 October 09

Press Conference: Martin Scheinin, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]

26 October 09

Security Council: Peace and security in Africa. Report of the Secretary-General on support to African Union peacekeeping operations authorized by the United Nations (S/2009/470).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 11 minutes ]

26 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team, to provide an update on the climate change negotiations leading up to Copenhagen.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]
26 October 09

General Assembly: 25th plenary meeting
Election of eighteen members of the Economic and Social Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]

26 October 09

Press Conference: Carolyn Hannan from the Division for the Advancement of Women, Naila Kabeer from the Institute of Development Studies (UK) and James Heintz from the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, to launch the 2009 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]

26 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press Statement by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, following the double bombings in Baghdad (Iraq) on 25 October 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

23 October 09

Special Event: United Nations Day Concert: A Tribute to Peacekeeping.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Arabic: 6 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 47 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 47 minutes]

23 October 09

Press Conference: Raquel Rolink, UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 34 minutes ]

23 October 09

Special Event: Round table on "Special procedures: Early warning and emerging issues" (organized by the New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights).

  • Statement by Mrs. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 40 minutes ]

23 October 09

Press Conference: Concert entitled A Tribute to Peacekeeping (pdf) to take place later today in observance of UN Day (24 October).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 35 minutes ]

23 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Timor-Leste. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (S/2009/504).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 55 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 55 minutes ]

23 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 25 minutes ]
23 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comment to the media by Silvan Shalom, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development of Israel, following his meeting with the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]

22 October 09

Press Conference: Vitit Muntarbhorn, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 47 minutes ]

22 October 09

Press Conference: Tomas Ojea Quintana, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

22 October 09

Special Event: "Giving voice to the victims and survivors of human trafficking" [Event hosted by the High Commissioner for Human Rights and organized by the New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights].
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 22 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 22 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
  • Statement by Mrs. Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]
22 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Ruggie, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 56 minutes ]
22 October 09

Special Event: Third Committee: Introductory statements by special procedure mandate-holders, Chairpersons of human rights treaty bodies or Chairpersons of Working Groups who will be presenting reports to the Third Committee:
1. Tomas Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar
2. Vitit Muntarbhorn, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
3. Richard Falk, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]

22 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press Statement by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, following the briefing with Ambassador Gennady Tarasov, the Secretary-General’s High-Level Coordinator for the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and the repatriation of Kuwaiti property.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

22 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

22 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (S/2009/535)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 12 minutes ]

21 October 09

Press Conference: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay; Anti-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta; and Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, to brief in connection with an upcoming special event entitled Giving Voice to Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking (22 October).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 49 minutes ]

21 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Angela Kane, Under-Secretary-General for Management, to brief on the UN's financial situation.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 3 minutes ]
21 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Assistant Special Representative for Political Affairs, Mr. Haile Menkerios, on the situation in West Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

21 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Gérard Araud, on the situation in West Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

21 October 09

General Assembly: 24th plenary meeting
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Progress in implementation and international support; causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: reports of the Secretary-General (A/64/204, A/64/208 and A/64/210); 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa: note by the Secretary-General (A/64/302): Joint debate.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 1 hour and 33 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 33 minutes ]

21 October 09

Press Conference: Olivier de Schutter, Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

20 October 09

Special Event: Unveiling of the Truce Sculpture.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
20 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press Statement by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the situation in Iran.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

20 October 09

Press Conference: Manfred Nowak, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

20 October 09

General Assembly: 22nd and 23rd plenary meetings
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: Progress in implementation and international support; causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: reports of the Secretary-General (A/64/204, A/64/208 and A/64/210); 2001-2010: Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa: note by the Secretary-General (A/64/302): Joint debate.

Morning meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]

Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English Language: 2 hours and 29 minutes ] [Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 29 minutes ]

20 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Ann-Marie Orler, UN Deputy Police Adviser.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]
20 October 09

Media Stakeout: Statement by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the subject of Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

19 October 09

General Assembly: 21st plenary meetings
Sport for peace and development: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal: draft resolutions (A/64/L.2 and A/64/L.3).
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 36 minutes ]

19 October 09

Press Conference: James Anaya, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedom of indigenous people.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 53 minutes ]

19 October 09

Special Event: Panel discussion on “Climate change: Impacts and threats”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours ]

19 October 09

Press Conference: Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, Chief Executive Officer of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), to brief on recent efforts to keep Africa’s development programme on course despite the impact of the current international economic crisis.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]

19 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes ]
19 October 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Gérard Araud, Permanent Representative of France; Rachel Mayanja, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women;  Denzel Matthew from ChildFund International and Thierry Viard from International Movement ATD  Fourth World to brief on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 Oct).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

16 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

16 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ] (English and French)

16 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

16 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
16 October 09

Press Conference: Under-Secretary-General for Public Information Kiyotaka Akasaka and Eric Falt, Director of the Outreach Division at the Department of Public Information. They will brief on UN4U - a DPI initiative established last year to foster understanding of, and appreciation for, the work of the UN among youth audiences in New York City public high schools. They will also announce the five winners of a video contest entitled “Citizen Ambassadors to the United Nations.” This DPI initiative was launched this year to encourage people everywhere to directly engage with decision-makers by uploading video messages on the UN YouTube channel.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]

16 October 09

Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2009/472).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 40 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 40 minutes ]

16 October 09

Special Event: “Stand Up, Take Action Against Poverty” event at the United Nations International School.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]
15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Skender Hyseni (Kosovo) on the situation in Kosovo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

15 October 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2009/497).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 20 minutes ]

15 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Jordan Ryan, Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 42 minutes ]
15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Brazil, H.E. Mrs. Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (English and Portuguese)

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Lebanon, H.E. Mr. Nawaf Salam, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Sven Alkalaj, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Nigeria, Chief Ojo Maduekwe, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan in his capacity as Chairman of the Arab Group for the month, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

15 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, following the election of the five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

15 October 09

General Assembly: 20th plenary meetings
Election of five non-permanent members of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 24 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 24 minutes ]

14 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority, H.E. Mr. Riyad al-Malki, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

14 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic (on behalf of the Organization of the Islamic Conference), H.E. Mr. Bashar Ja’afari, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

14 October 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
Morning:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours ]
Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 16 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 16 minutes ]

14 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict. .
[Webcast: Archived Video - 50 minutes ]
14 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

14 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Israel, H.E. Ms. Gabriela Shalev, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

14 October 09

Press Conference: Steve Chalke, Founder of Stop the Traffik and UN.GIFT's Special Advisor on Community Action against Human Trafficking; Ruth Dearnley, CEO of Stop the Traffik; and Simone Monasebian, Chief of New York Office of UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), to brief on Stop the Traffik, a global non-governmental movement against trafficking in persons.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

13 October 09

General Assembly: 19th plenary meetings
Commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 53 minutes ]

13 October 09

Press Conference: Launch of the joint Council of Europe/UN study on trafficking in organs, tissues and cells and trafficking in human beings for the purpose of the removal of organs. Speakers include Rachel Mayanja, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women; Arthur Caplan, co-author of the study and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Director of the Center for Bioethics of the University of Pennsylvania; and Carmen Prior, co-author of the study and Public Prosecutor of Austria.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 35 minutes ]

13 October 09

Special Event: Launch of the joint Council of Europe/United Nations study on trafficking in organs, tissues and cells and trafficking in human beings for the purpose of the removal of organs (co-organized by the Council of Europe and the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI), Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Slovenia and Spain)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 34 minutes ] (The first hour of the meeting was not by UNTV)

13 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
13 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comment to the media by Mr. Choi Young-Jin, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOCI (United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

13 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

13 October 09

Security Council: The question concerning Haiti. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (S/2009/439).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 5 minutes ]

13 October 09

Security Council: Report of the secretary-General on the Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 minutes ]

12 October 09

Press Conference: Patricia Rodas, Foreign Minister of Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 59 minutes ]

12 October 09

General Assembly: 17th and 18th plenary meetings
Commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development.

Morning meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 40 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 40 minutes ]

Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 51 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 51 minutes ]

12 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]
12 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the MINUSTAH Plane Crash in Haiti. The Press statement was issued on 10 October.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

12 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comment to the media by US Senator Barbara Levy Boxer (D-California) to discuss issues relating to violence against women and climate change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

9 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes ]
9 October 09

Press Conference: Naison Mutizwa-Mangiza, lead author of UN-HABITAT Global Report on Human Settlements 2009: Planning Sustainable Cities, to brief on the report.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 36 minutes ]

9 October 09

Media Stakeout: Statement by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 that was awarded to US President Barack Obama.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

8 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ] (English and Japanese)

8 October 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the Kabul bomb attack and informal comments to the media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

8 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

8 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

8 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Riyad al-Malki, on the request submitted by Libya for an emergency Council meeting to discuss the fact-finding commission headed by Justice Richard Goldstone that looked into the violence in Gaza and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 25 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

8 October 09

Press Conference: Some of the cast members and the Executive Producer of ABC’s Ugly Betty will be here with the Executive Director of Global Partnerships from the UN Foundation to discuss the Foundation’s “Nothing But Nets” campaign. They will talk about how the show’s new season raises awareness about malaria. (more...)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]

8 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]
8 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe on the situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

8 October 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia. Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia pursuant to Security Council resolution 1872 (2009) (S/2009/503)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 10 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 10 minutes ]

8 October 09

General Assembly: 16th plenary meeting
1. Scale of assessments for the apportionment of the expenses of the United Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/64/482)
2. Report of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994; Report of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 6 minutes ]

8 October 09

Press Conference: World Society for the Protection of Animals on the need to include animal welfare as an essential element in the sustainable development agenda.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 50 minutes ]

7 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

7 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States of America, Mr. Alejandro D. Wolff on the the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question.

[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

7 October 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by a group of Ambassadors on a collective initiative to study the report of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (Goldstone's report). The following Permanent Representatives and Observer spoke to the media:

  • The Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour
  • The Permanent representative of Sudan, on behalf of the Arab Group, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad
  • The Permanent representative of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham.

[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

7 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guests at noon: Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet; Wolfgang Weisbrod-Weber, the Director of the Asia and Middle East Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations; and Craig Jenness, Director of the Electoral Assistance Division of the Department of Political Affairs, to discuss the UN's role in the elections in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 16 minutes ]
6 October 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the humanitarian flash appeal for the Philippines.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]

6 October 09

Special Event: 3rd Committee meeting (statements made by the Youth Delegates).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]

6 October 09

General Assembly: 14th and 15th plenary meetings
1) Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Organization (A/64/1)
2) Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: draft resolution (A/64/L.1)

Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 45 minutes ]

6 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]
5 October 09

Security Council: Women and peace and security (S/2009/465).

Morning:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 46 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 46 minutes ]
Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 9 minutes

5 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 29 minutes ]
2 October 09

Security Council: Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004).

Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 48 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 48 minutes ]

2 October 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Le Luong Minh, Permanent Representative of Viet Nam and President of the Security Council for October, to brief on the Council’s programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 21 minutes ]

2 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
2 October 09

Press Conference: President of the General Assembly Ali Abdussalam Treki following the closing of the General Debate of the 64th Session of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

1 October 09

Security Council: Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004).

Morning:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]

Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 20 minutes ]

1 October 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: John Holmes, Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the recent natural disasters in Asia Pacific.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]
1 October 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Manouchehr Mottaki, Foreign Minister of Iran.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 44 minutes ]

30 September 09

Security Council: Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]

30 September 09

Press Conference: Rudy Salles, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, to brief following his meetings with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and senior UN officials.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]

30 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Sergio Duarte, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]
30 September 09

Media Stakeout: Statement to the press on the situation in Guinea. Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Guinea and Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

30 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretrary of State, in her national capacity, on Women, peace and security, the case of Roman Polanski, the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, Colombia and Iran.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

30 September 09

Security Council: Women and peace and security (S/2009/362).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 17 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 17 minutes ]

29 September 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Jorge Urbina, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the UN and Chair of the Security Council Resolution 1540 Committee will give a comprehensive review of the status of implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

29 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and Head of UNAMA, Mr. Kai Eide.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

29 September 09

Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan (S/2009/475)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 23 minutes ]

29 September 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d’Ivoire
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 20 minutes ]

29 September 09

Press Conference: Alain Joyandet, Secretary of State for Cooperation and Francophony of France.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ] (Audio problem on the first 4 minutes of the video)

29 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]

29 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 12th and 13th plenary meetings

28 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guests at noon: B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]
28 September 09

Special Event: High-level round table on “The inter-ethnic city: Management and policies for a better integration of migrants” (co-organized by the Alliance of Civilizations, the International Organization for Migration and the Permanent Missions of Canada and Italy).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 49 minutes ]

28 September 09

Press Conference: Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), and Jeffrey Sachs of the Millennium Villages project.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 51 minutes ]

28 September 09

Press Conference: Ekmelledin Ihsanoglu, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]

28 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 10th and 11th plenary meetings

26 September 09

Special Event: Partnering for Food Security event. With the Secretary-General and Mrs. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 32 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 32 minutes ]

26 September 09

Special Event: 60th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions "Ensuring respect for international humanitarian law in a changing environment and the role of the United Nations".

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 57 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 57 minutes ]

26 September 09

Special Event: Opening speeches at the Alliance of Civilizations: Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 47 minutes ]

26 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 8th and 9th plenary meetings

25 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

25 September 09

Special Event: Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 14 minutes ]

25 September 09

Special Event: Opening speeches at the Group of 77: Thirty-third Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs.

  • Remarks by Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the 64th session of the General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes ]

25 September 09

Press Conference: Dr. David Nabarro, UN System Coordinator for the Global Food Security Crisis.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes ]

25 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Johnson Toribiong, President of Palau.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]

25 September 09

Press Conference: Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Organization (CTBTO), and Jessica Mathews, President of Carnegie Endowment, to discuss conclusions and outcomes of the entry-into-force Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]

25 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]
25 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

25 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Dimitris Christofias, President of Cyprus. Latest developments on current negotiations under the aegis of the United Nations for an overall Cyprus settlement.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 33 minutes ]

25 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on the situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

25 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, H.E. Mr. Jorge Urbina, on the situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

25 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Honduras and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

25 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim, on the situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes in English and Portuguese ]

25 September 09

Security Council: Letter dated 22 September 2009 from the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/487).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]

25 September 09

Special Event: Event co-sponsored by the United States, the Netherlands, and Brazil on combating violence against girls.

  • Statement by H.E. Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretrary of State.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 26 minutes ]

25 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 7th and 8th plenary meetings

24 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Hugo Chávez Frías, President of Venezuela.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]

24 September 09

Press Conference: Kazuo Kodama, Press Secretary for the Prime Minister of Japan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]

24 September 09

Special Event: High-level commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

Part 1: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]
Part 2: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 34 minutes ]
Part 3: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 41 minutes ]

24 September 09

Special Event: Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).

  • Austria - H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger, Federal Minister for International and European Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • Costa Rica - H.E. Bruno Stagno Ugarte, Minister for Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • United Nations - H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
  • France - H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
  • Morocco - H.E. Mr. Taib Fassi Fihri, Minister for Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • UN Messenger of Peace - Michael Douglas
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • United States - H.E. Ms. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
  • Sweden - H.E. Mr. Carl Bildt, Minister for Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]
  • Luxembourg - H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn, Vice Prime Minister
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
  • Marshall Islands - H.E. Mr. John Silk, Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]
  • Kazakhstan - H.E. Mr. Kanat Saudabayev, Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • Romania - H.E. Mr. Cristian Diaconescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
  • Liechtenstein - H.E. Ms. Aurelia Frick, Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
  • Belgium - H.E. Mr. Yves Leterme, Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • Russian Federation - H.E. Mr. Sergey A. Riabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
  • Czech Republic - H.E. Ms. Helena Bambasova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
  • CTBTO - H.E. Mr. Tibor Toth, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]
  • Progress Report: Coordinator (Austria)
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • Progress Report: Coordinator (Costa Rica)
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
  • Progress Report: Special Representative - H.E. Mr. Jaap Ramaker, Special Representative to promote the ratification process of the CTBT
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]

Morning:
Part 1: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 40 minutes ]
Part 2: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 46 minutes ]

Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 48 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 48 minutes ]

24 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]
24 September 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority; H.E. Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre, Foreign Minister of Norway, and Karen AbuZayd, Commissioner-General of U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to brief following UNRWA's 60th Anniversary High-level Event 
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

24 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament following the Summit of the Security Council and on the situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

24 September 09

Security Council: Maintenance of international peace and security - Nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament.

  • United States - H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]
  • United Nations - H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
  • Costa Rica - H.E. Mr. Óscar Arias Sánchez, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Spanish: 6 minutes ]
  • Croatia - H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesić, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 6 minutes ]
  • Russian Federation - H.E. Mr. Dmitry Medvedev, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Russian: 5 minutes ]
  • Mexico - H.E. Mr. Felipe Calderón, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Spanish: 6 minutes ]
  • Austria - H.E. Mr. Heinz Fischer, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
  • Viet Nam - H.E. Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 5 minutes ]
  • Uganda - H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
  • China - H.E. Mr. Hu Jintao, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Chinese: 6 minutes ]
  • France - H.E. Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - French: 5 minutes ]
  • Burkina Faso - H.E. Mr. Blaise Compaoré, President
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - French: 5 minutes ]
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - H.E. Mr. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
  • Japan - H.E. Mr. Yukio Hatoyama, Prime Minister
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 8 minutes ]
  • Turkey - H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 6 minutes ]
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, Permanent Representative of Libya to the U.N.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
    [Webcast: Archived Video - Arabic: 4 minutes ]
  • IAEA - Mohamed ElBaradei, Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
    [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]

Entire meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 44 minutes ]

24 September 09

Media Stakeout: Mr Ban Ki-moon, Mr Bernard Kouchner, Mr Taïb Fassi-Fihri, Mr Michael Douglas holded a press point following the opening session of the Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

24 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 5th and 6th plenary meetings

23 September 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton, United States Secretrary of State, on the situation in Myanmar and on Iran nuclear program.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

23 September 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. David Miliband, Britain's foreign secretary on behalf following the P5 Meeting on E3 + 3 on Iran nuclear program.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

23 September 09

Media Stakeout: Mr. Ibrahim Gambari, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Myanmar, following the "Friends of Myanmar" meeting.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

23 September 09

Media Stakeout: Representative of Singapore on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

23 September 09

Special Event: High-level event on "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing countries".

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 38 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo, President of Guyana; H.E. Sir Michael Somare, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea; and H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President of the Republic of the Congo, and others react to the High-level Event on REDD - Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 41 minutes ]

23 September 09

Special Event: "Protecting Mothers and Children against HIV", organized by Mrs. Bruni-Sarkozy, First Lady of France.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

23 September 09

Special Event: Innovative International Financing for Health event, hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 22 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: Mark Bowden, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, and Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team, to provide a wrap-up of the Secretary-General's summit on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: Kazuo Kodama, Press Secretary for the Prime Minster of Japan, to brief on today's bilateral talks between Japan and the Russian Federation.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

23 September 09

Special Event: State Luncheon Hosted by the Secretary-General for Heads of Delegations.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Prime Minister of Spain.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]

23 September 09

Press Conference: Kazuo Kodama, Press Secretary for the Prime Minster of Japan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]

23 September 09

General Assembly: General Debate of the 64th Session - 3rd and 4th plenary meetings

22 September 09

Press Conference: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark, following the closing of the High-level Event on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

22 September 09

Special Event: Closing session of the Summit on Climate Change.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 42 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: H.R.H Prince Albert II of Monaco to brief on the occasion of the High-level Event on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 39 minutes ]

22 September 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 25 minutes ]

22 September 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Moritz Leuenberger, Minister for Environment of Switzerland.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh; Elizabeth Peredo, Director of Fundación Solon; and Joseph Donnelly from Caritas Internationalis to brief on the occasion of the High-level Event on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Norway, Mr. Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, Mr. Tony Blair, Special Envoy of the Middle East Quartet, to brief on the work of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

22 September 09

Special Event: UN Leadership Forum Luncheon of the Summit on Climate Change (Keynote address by the Secretary-General).
Part 1: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 21 minutes ]
Part 2: [Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

22 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guests at noon: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 47 minutes ]
22 September 09

Special Event: Opening of the Summit on Climate Change.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 15 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark; Al Gore, Chairman, Generation Investment Management and Nobel Laureate; Helmy Abouleish, Managing Director, SEKEM; Actor Djimon Hounsou; Barbara Krumsiek, President, Calvert Investments; and Zhengrong Shi, Chairman, Suntech, to brief on the UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark; H.E. Mr. Klavs Arnoldi Holm, Ambassador, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Steve Grove, Head of News and Politics, YouTube; and Rebecca Moore, Manager, Google Earth Outreach, to launch an initiative that uses interactive tools and platforms to promote awareness of the global impact of climate change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

22 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

18 September 09

Press Conference: Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the 64th session of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

18 September 09

Special Event: Student commemoration of the International Day of Peace. Theme: Disarm Now For a Better World. Remarks by the Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the President of the 64th General Assembly, Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki and United Nations Messenger of Peace, Jane Goodall, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Mr. Sergio Duarte, and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
  • Statement by Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the 64th session of the General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 35 minutes ]

18 September 09

Press Conference: Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro and Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, to present the initial findings of the Secretary-General's report on the impact of the economic crisis on the poor and vulnerable and on a new initiative to improve the availability of real-time data on the impact of the crisis.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

18 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guests at noon: Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), and Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson of the Preparatory Commission, to highlight the current political momentum for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty in light of the upcoming Ministerial Conference (24-25 September) and the High-level Security Council meeting (24 September).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]
18 September 09

General Assembly: 2nd plenary meeting
Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: first report of the General Committee (A/64/250).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 30 minutes ]

18 September 09

Press Conference: Karen Koning AbuZayd, Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to brief on the upcoming High-level UNRWA 60th Anniversary Commemoration (24 September) as well as launch a commemorative publication. Update on the latest situation in Gaza and the impact of the blockade.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

18 September 09

Special Event: Peace Bell Ceremony: The Secretary-General with Messengers of Peace will ring the Japanese Peace Bell in observance of the International Day of Peace.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

17 September 09

Press Conference: Alexander Downer, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

17 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the bombings in Mogadishu (Somalia).
Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States of America, in her national capacity, on the situation in the Middle East, the Summit of the Security Council on 24 September on nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament, on the announcement made today in Washington on a global health effort related to the H1N1 Virus and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

17 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

17 September 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

17 September 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 18 minutes ]

16 September 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, will provide a general humanitarian overview, focusing on situations in Sri Lanka, Yemen, some Horn of Africa countries and Guatemala.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

16 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: UN legal Counsel Patricia O'Brien and Craig Mokhiber, Deputy Director of the New York Office for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, to brief on the upcoming 2009 UN Treaty Event (23-25 & 28-29 September).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]
16 September 09

Press Conference: Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, and Olav Kjorven, Director of the Bureau for Development Policy at the UN Development Programme, to launch the 2009 report of the MDG Gap Task Force (pdf) entitled Strengthening the Global Partnership for Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

15 September 09

General Assembly: 1st plenary meeting
Opening of the sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 23 minutes ]

15 September 09

Special Event: The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in partnership with the UN Bookshop, will organize a panel discussion on the book "Half the sky: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide". The focus of the panel discussion will be human trafficking and other issues affecting women that are featured in the book by Mr. Kristof and Ms. WuDunn. Antonio Maria Costa, the Executive Director of UNODC, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will deliver the opening remarks.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 21 minutes ]

15 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Susanna Malcorra, Head of the Department of Field Support.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 4 minutes ]
15 September 09

Special Event: Dag Hammarskjöld Wreath-Laying Ceremony with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

15 September 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Anda Filip, Permanent Observer of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Steven Kull, Director of WorldPublicOpinion.org, Craig Mokhiber, Deputy Director of the New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, Assistant-Secretary-General for Political Affairs,to present and discuss the findings of a World Public Opinion global survey on political tolerance.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 44 minutes ]

15 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, following the briefing by the Chairman of the 1591 Committee (Sudan Sanctions).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

15 September 09

Press Conference: Justice Richard Goldstone, Head of the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]

15 September 09

Security Council: The situation in Sierra Leone. Third Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (S/2009/438).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

15 September 09

Security Council: The situation in Liberia. Nineteenth progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Liberia (S/2009/411).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

14 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and the Representative of United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Sierra Leone, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka.
Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States of America in her national capacity on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, President Obama's visit to the United Nations next week, the situation in Sri Lanka and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

14 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, to brief on political issues on UN agenda.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 12 minutes ]
14 September 09

Special Event: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convene a discussion of the book of the United Nations Intellectual History Project “UN Ideas that Changed the World”. The discussion moderated by Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 42 minutes ]

14 September 09

General Assembly: 105th and 106th plenary meetings
Closing of the sixty-third session of the General Assembly.

Morning:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 21 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 21 minutes ]
Afternoon:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 41 minutes ]

14 September 09

Security Council: Open meeting on the situation in Sierra Leone. Third Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 33 minutes ]

11 September 09

Special Event: Nour Foundation Symposium: Establishing the foundations for a common morality.
Morning session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 8 minutes ]
Afternoon session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 10 minutes ]

11 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 26 minutes ]
11 September 09

Press Conference: David Gressly, Regional Coordinator for South Sudan at the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), to brief on the humanitarian situation in the area, via video conference-link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 33 minutes ]

11 September 09

Special Event: Launching of the book entitled "United Nations International Civil Service: Perceptions and Realities" jointly co-authored by H.E. Mr. Murari R. Sharma (former PR, Nepal) and Dr. Ajit Banerjee (former Special Adviser and Principal Coordinator for Administrative Reform and Governance Programme in the United Nations). Remarks by the Secretary-General of United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon.

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 34 minutes ]

10 September 09

Press Conference: President of the General Assembly Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann and Joseph Stiglitz, Chairman of the Commission of Experts of the President of the General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, to hold a pre-publication launch of the report of the Commission.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]

10 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Werner Obermeyer, Senior External Relations Officer from the World Health Organization, and Brian Mishara, President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, to brief on World Suicide Prevention Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour ]
9 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of Mission of Haiti, H.E. Mr. Hédi Annabi , on the question concerning Haiti.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

9 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Prime Minister of Haiti, H.E. Ms. Michele Pierre-Louis, on the question concerning Haiti.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

9 September 09

Security Council: The question concerning Haiti. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (S/2009/439).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 22 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 4 hours and 22 minutes ]

9 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs of United States of America, Mr. Thomas M. Countryman, following the signing ceremony of the "New York Declaration".
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

9 September 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and the Representative of United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, on the situation in Liberia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

9 September 09

General Assembly: 104th plenary meeting
1. Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS: draft decision (A/63/L.73).
2. Multilingualism.
3. International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994.
4. International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991.
5. Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]

9 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
8 September 09

Press Conference: President of the General Assembly Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann and Heiner Flassbeck from the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to launch the 2009 Trade and Development Report.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

8 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team. He will brief on the preparations for the upcoming High-level Event on Climate [22 September] as well as on other climate change related developments.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 56 minutes ]
4 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]
4 September 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Claude Heller, Permanent Representative of Mexico, Kiyotaka Akasaka, Under-Secretary General for Public Information, Sergio Duarte, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, and Charles Hitchcock, Chair of the 62nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference, to brief on the upcoming DPI/ NGO Conference (Mexico City, 9-11 September 2009). The theme of the conference will be “For Peace and Development: Disarm Now!”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

3 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]
2 September 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Susan Rice, Permanent Representative of the U.S. and President of the Security Council for September, on the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes ]

2 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]
1 September 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]
1 September 09

Press Conference: Rob Vos, Director of Development Policy and Analysis Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), to hold a press conference to launch the World Economic and Social Survey 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 54 minutes ]

31 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]
28 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]
27 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the media by the President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, Mr. Philip John Parham on UNIFIL, Iraq and Timor Leste.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

27 August 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East. Letter dated 6 August 2009 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/407).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 14 minutes ]

26 August 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the bombings in Kandahar and informal comments to the media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers on the situation in Afghanistan, Sri lanka and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

26 August 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]

24 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
21 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]
20 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Charge d'Affaires of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Fazli Corman, in his capacity as the Acting Chairman of the Sanctions Committee 1718, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

20 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on Lebanon, Sudan, Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

19 August 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the bombings in Iraq and informal comments to the media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers on the situation in the in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question and on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

19 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
19 August 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

19 August 09

Special Event: First observance of World Humanitarian Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

60 seconds Public Service announcement
[Webcast: Arabic - Chinese - English - French - Russian - Spanish - Portuguese ]

19 August 09

Special Event: Wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Baghdad bombing.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

17 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]
14 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]
13 August 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement and informal comments to the media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

12 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]
12 August 09

Special Event: Commemoration of International Youth Day "Sustainability: Our Challenge, Our Future". (more)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 27 minutes ]

11 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of France, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

11 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

11 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Representative of United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

11 August 09

General Assembly: 103rd plenary meeting
1. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: request for the inclusion of two additional items submitted by the Secretary-General (A/63/238).
2. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items; United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East: draft decision (A/63/L.78).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 11 minutes ]

10 August 09

Special Event: Observance of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (Welcome ceremony, cultural performance and a panel discussion on this year's theme - indigenous peoples and HIV/AIDS).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 25 minutes ]

10 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Catherine Bragg, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, to brief on her recent trip to the Central African Republic.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
7 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Andrew Hughes, UN Police Advisor, and Ann-Marie Orler, Deputy UN Police Advisor. They will present initiatives being undertaken by DPKO's Police Division calling for an increased representation of female police in peacekeeping operations and to encourage the recruitment of women in national police services. UN Police Officers from peacekeeping missions in Libera (UNMIL), Sudan (UNMIS) and Haiti (MINUSTAH) will also be present at the briefing.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]
7 August 09

Security Council: Women and peace and security (S/2009/362).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 41 minutes]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]

7 August 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq (S/2009/393).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

6 August 09

Special Event: "We Must Disarm" - Video message of the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

6 August 09

Press Conference: General Martin Luther Agwai, Force Commander of the peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Lieutenant-General Babacar Gaye, Force Commander of the peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]

5 August 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon holds a press encounter following the meeting of the Group of Friends of the Secretary-General on Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

5 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Alain Le Roy, on peacekeeping operations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

5 August 09

Security Council: United Nations peacekeeping operations (S/2009/112).

Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 6 minutes ]

5 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
5 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Representative of United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice on the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Non-proliferation and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

4 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. John Sawers, on the situation in Iraq, Sudan (Press Statement), Democratic Republic of Congo and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

4 August 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Ad Melkert, on the situation in Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

4 August 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq (S/2009/393).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 37 minutes ]

4 August 09

Security Council: Children and armed conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 17 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 17 minutes ]

4 August 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Claude Heller, Permanent Representative of Mexico, and Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, to discuss a new Security Council draft resolution on children and armed conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

4 August 09

Press Conference: Ambassador John Sawers, Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom and President of the Security Council for August, to discuss the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

3 August 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]
31 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
31 July 09

General Assembly: 102nd plenary meeting
Agenda item 48 (Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development and the preparation of the 2008 Review Conference) (draft resolution A/63/L.77).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 27 minutes ]

30 July 09

Special Event: H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States, accompanied by Senior White House Advisor Valerie B. Jarrett, sign the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and deliver remarks.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

30 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Representative of United States of America, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

30 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]
30 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

30 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Côte d’Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Ilahiri A. Djédjé, on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

30 July 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan (S/2009/297).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

30 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d’Ivoire (S/2009/344).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 10 minutes ]

29 July 09

Press Conference: Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, Special Representative for Somalia, to brief following Security Council meeting on Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

29 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia. Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Somalia (S/2009/373).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours ]

29 July 09

Press Conference: Secretary-General to hold his monthly press conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

28 July 09

Special Event: Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Annual Day
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 11 minutes ]

28 July 09

General Assembly: 100th & 101st plenary meeting
1. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: fourth report of the General Committee (A/63/250/Add.3).
2. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [44]; and Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [107]: report of the Secretary-General (A/63/677).
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 19 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 19 minutes ]

28 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad, H.E. Mr. Victor Da Silva Angelo, on the situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

28 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad (S/2009/359).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 7 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 7 minutes ]

28 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]
27 July 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 10 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 10 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 23 minutes]

27 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]
24 July 09

General Assembly: 98th & 99th plenary meeting
Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields [44] and Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit [107]: report of the Secretary-General (A/63/677).
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 4 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 57 minutes ]

24 July 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan. Report of the Secretary-General on the deployment of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (S/2009/297). Report of the Secretary-General on the deployment of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (S/2009/352).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]

24 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 29 minutes ]
23 July 09

General Assembly: 97th plenary meeting
1. Causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa: draft resolution (A/63/61/Rev.1).
2. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; and Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: report of the Secretary-General (A/63/677).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 2 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 2 minutes ]

23 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Mr. Alejandro D. Wolff, on the situation in Lebanon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

23 July 09

Press Conference: Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, President of the General Assembly, to brief on the General Assembly meeting on the Responsibility to Protect.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]

23 July 09

General Assembly: Informal interactive dialogue on the responsibility to protect.

  • Statement by Mr. Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, President of the General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]

23 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Choi Young-Jin, on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ] (English and French)

23 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Côte d'Ivoire, H.E. Mr. Alcide Djedje, on the situation in Côte d'Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ] (French)

23 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Karin Landgren, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Nepal and Head of UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]
23 July 09

Security Council: Letter dated 22 November 2006 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2006/920). Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process (S/2009/351). The situation in Côte d'Ivoire. Twenty-first progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (S/2009/344).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 28 minutes ]

23 July 09

Press Conference: Kate O'Regan, Sinha Basnayake, Jenny Clift and Geoffrey Robertson from the UN Internal Justice Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

22 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Minister of Equality of Spain, H.E. Ms. Bibiana Aido, following the meeting of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ] (Spanish)

22 July 09

Security Council: Post-conflict peacebuilding. Report of the Secretary-General on peacebuilding in the immediate aftermath of conflict (S/2009/304).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 49 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 36 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 36 minutes ]

22 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uganda and President of the Security Council, H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa and the Permanent Representative of Chile and Chairman of the Peacebuilding Commission, H.E. Mr. Heraldo Muñozon on Post-conflict peacebuilding.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

22 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at the noon: Angela Kane, Under-Secretary-General for Management, to brief on efforts to make the UN a smoke-free environment.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]
22 July 09

Press Conference: Gareth Evans, Former Australian Foreign Minister and Co-Chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty; Juan Méndez, Former UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide; Human rights activist Jacqueline Murekatete; and Thelma Ekiyor from the West Africa Civil Society Institute, to brief on the General Assembly plenary session on the Responsibility to Protect.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]

22 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Prime Minister of Iraq, H.E. Mr. Nouri Kamil al-Maliki, on the situation concerning Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ] (Arabic with English translation)

21 July 09

Press Conference: Naela Gabr, Chairperson of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), to brief on the 44th session of CEDAW.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 41 minutes ]

21 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]
21 July 09

General Assembly: 96th plenary meeting
Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields; Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit: report of the Secretary-General (A/63/677).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

20 July 09

Press Conference: Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes ]

20 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]
20 July 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan, to brief on Security Council reform.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]

17 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the former President of Mozambique and Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Lord's Resistance Army-affected areas, H.E. Mr. Joaquim Chissano, on the situation in the Great Lakes region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

17 July 09

Security Council: Presidential Statement on the terrorist bombing of two hotels in central Jakarta, Indonesia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]

17 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, on the terrorist bombing of two hotels in central Jakarta, Indonesia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

17 July 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation in Sudan by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Uganda, H.E. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, and informal comments on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

17 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, H.E. Mr. Alain Le Roy, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

17 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Stephen Rapp, Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), to brief following his briefing to the Security Council on SCSL on Thursday, 16 July.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 44 minutes ]
17 July 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein and President of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to brief on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the ICC.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]

16 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

16 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Charge d'Affaires of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Fazli Corman, in his capacity as the Acting Chairman of the Sanctions Committee 1718, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

16 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, and Dr. David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, and Coordinator of the High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Crisis, to discuss issues relating to global food security and Influenza A (H1N1).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 1 minute ]
16 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), H.E. Justice Renate Winter and the Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL), Mr. Stephen Rapp, on the situation in Sierra Leone.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

16 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Sierra Leone.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 28 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 28 minutes ]

15 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, to brief on his recent trip to Pakistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]
15 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]

15 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Uganda, H.E. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, on the situation in the Great Lakes region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

15 July 09

Press Conference: Janos Pasztor, Director of the Secretary-General's Climate Change Support Team, to brief on the climate change talks during the recent G8 Summit and the upcoming High-Level Meeting on Climate Change (22 September, UNHQ).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 25 minutes ]

14 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]
14 July 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting, Permanent Representative of Austria and Chairman of the Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee, and Richard Barrett, Coordinator of the Sanctions Monitoring Team.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

13 July 09

Special Event: Opening speech by the Secretary-General of United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon at the 5th meeting of the Peacebuilding Commission/ Organizational Committee/ Third session.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 46 minutes ]

13 July 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to hold a press stakeout following Security Council meeting on Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

13 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Myanmar.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 43 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 43 minutes ]

10 July 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann to brief on the outcome of the UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development as well as on the current crisis in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

10 July 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Uganda, H.E. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, and informal comments on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

10 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at the noon: Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to brief on the situation in that country.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]
10 July 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Dessima M. Williams, Permanent Representative of Grenada and Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and other AOSIS representatives to brief on climate change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]

10 July 09

Security Council: 1. Peace consolidation in West Africa. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office for West Africa (S/2009/332). 2. The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twenty-eighth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (S/2009/335).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 36 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 36 minutes ]

9 July 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]

9 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 24 minutes ]
9 July 09

General Assembly: 95th plenary meeting
1. Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields ; follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit
2. Follow-up to and implementation of the outcome of the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development and the preparation of the 2008 Review Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 31 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 31 minutes ]

8 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at the noon: Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); Said Djinnit, Special Representative for West Africa, UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA); Andrew Hughes, UN Police Adviser, Department for Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); and Harper Boucher, INTERPOL Special Representative to the UN, to brief on the West Africa Coast Initiative.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 3 minutes ]
8 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon at the level of Under-Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Michael C. Williams, on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

7 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
7 July 09

Security Council: Peace consolidation in West Africa. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office for West Africa (S/2009/332).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]

7 July 09

Security Council: International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

7 July 09

Security Council: International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

6 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

6 July 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Uganda, H.E. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

6 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 26 minutes ]
6 July 09

General Assembly: 94th plenary meeting
Confirmation of the appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (A/63/891)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]

2 July 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Ruhakana Ruganda, Permanent Representative of Uganda and President of the Security Council for July, to brief on the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]

2 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
1 July 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]
30 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin at the end of the Turkish Presidency of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

30 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Zahir Tanin on the situation in Afghanistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

30 June 09

General Assembly: United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 5 minutes ]

30 June 09

Press Conference: H.E. Miguel d'Escoto Brockman, President of the General Assembly and H.E. Manuel Zelaya, President of Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]

30 June 09

General Assembly: 93rd plenary meeting: 1) Reports of the Fifth Committee.
2) The situation in Central America: progress in fashioning a region of peace, freedom, democracy and development: draft resolution (A/63/L.74) Address by His Excellency Mr. José Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of the Republic of Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 44 minutes ]

30 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Ambassador Olusegun Obasanjo, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on the Great Lakes Region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

30 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, H.E. Mr. Pablo Solón-Romero on the situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (Spanish)

30 June 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security (S/2009/323).
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]

30 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
29 June 09

General Assembly: The situation in Central America: progress in fashioning a region of peace, freedom, democracy and development.

Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 11 minutes ]

  • Statement by Mr. Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, President of the General Assembly.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 12 minutes ]

29 June 09

Security Council: United Nations peacekeeping operations.

Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 5 minutes ]
Part 1 - Part 2
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 5 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 21 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 21 minutes ]

29 June 09

General Assembly: United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development. (Website)

Morning meeting:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 49 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 49 minutes ]

Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 52 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 52 minutes ]

29 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 34 minutes ]
29 June 09

Press Conference: Permanent Mission of Chile, in advance of Chile's ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Speakers: José Antonio Viera-Gallo, Minister Secretary-General of the Presidency of Chile, and Heraldo Muñoz, Permanent Representative of Chile.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

26 June 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, to brief following the outcome of the Conference on the Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

26 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

26 June 09

Security Council: 1) The situation in Guinea-Bissau - Report of the Secretary-General on developments in Guinea-Bissau and on the activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country (S/2009/302).
2) Protection of civilians in armed conflict: Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict (S/2009/277)
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 15 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 15 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 27 minutes ]

26 June 09

General Assembly: United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development. (Website)

Morning Session:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]

Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]

26 June 09

Special Event: Round table under the overall theme "Examining and overcoming the deepening world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development"
Round Table 4 - Contributions of the United Nations development system in response to the crisis. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 52 minutes ]

26 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]
26 June 09

Press Conference: Representatives of the Global Social Economy Group (GSEG), to brief on their analysis of the General Assembly Conference on the Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development. Speakers: John Foster of the North-South Institute; Gemma Adaba of the International Trade Union Confederation; Magda Lanuza, of the WomenĄŻs Working Group on Financing for Development; and Vitalice Meja, of the African Forum and Network on Debt and Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 59 minutes ]

25 June 09

Press Conference: President of the General Assembly, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, and the Permanent Representative of Honduras, Jorge Arturo Reina Idiaquez, on the current situation in Honduras.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

25 June 09

Special Event: Round table under the overall theme "Examining and overcoming the deepening world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development"
Round Table 3 - Present and future impacts o the crisis on, inter alia, employment, trade, investment and development goals and the Millennium Development Goals. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 4 minutes ]

25 June 09

Press Conference: Joseph Stiglitz, Chairman of the Commission of Experts of the President of the General Assembly on reforms of the international monetary and financial system, to brief in connection with the current General Assembly Conference on the Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
Participants: Mr. Yu Yongding: former Director of the Institute for World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Peoples Bank of ; Mr. Yaga Venugopal Reddy: former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India; Mr. Joseph Stiglitz: Chairman of the Commission of Experts of the President of the UN General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System; Mr. Andrei Bougrov: Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of the Interros Company, Former Principal Representative of Russia, Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

25 June 09

Press Conference: Government Representatives of CARICOM (Caribbean Community) countries, to brief in connection with the current General Assembly Conference on the Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
Participants Ministers: CARICOM Secretary General: Edwin Carrington; Saint Lucia: H.E. Stephenson King, Prime Minister; Belize (Chairman of CARICOM): H.E. The Honourable Dean Barrow, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Grenada: H.E. The Honourable Tillman Thomas, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Information and Legal Affairs; Bahamas: H.E. Zhivargo S. Laing, MP, Minister of State & Ministry of Finance (joined podium halfway)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

25 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations following his visit to Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

25 June 09

Special Event: Round table under the overall theme “Examining and overcoming the deepening world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development”
Round Table 2 - Coordinated and collaborative actions and appropriate measures to mitigate the impact of the crisis on development. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 46 minutes ]

25 June 09

General Assembly: United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development. (Website)

Morning Session:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 12 minutes ]

Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 hours and 7 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 6 hours and 7 minutes ]

25 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
25 June 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of Ecuador, and H.E. Fander Falconí, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ecuador, to brief in connection with the current General Assembly Conference on the Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

24 June 09

Special Event: Round table under the overall theme “Examining and overcoming the deepening world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development”
Round Table 1 - The role of the United Nations and its Member States in the ongoing international discussions on reforming and strengthening the international financial and economic system and architecture. (Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 13 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 13 minutes ]

24 June 09

General Assembly: United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development. (Website)

Morning Session:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 19 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 19 minutes ]

Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 41 minute ]

24 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), to launch UNCTAD's report on Economic Development in Africa 2009: Strengthening regional economic integration for Africa's Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 3 minutes ]
24 June 09

Press Conference: UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), to highlight the High-level Colloquium on Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Peace Negotiations: Implementing Security Council Resolution 1820 , 22-24 June 2009. Speakers: Jan Egeland Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs; Leymah Gbowee, Executive Director, Women Peace and Security Network, Africa, and founding member of Women in Peacebuilding Program/West African Network for Peacebuilding; Major General Patrick Cammaert, former General Officer of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC); Anne-Marie Goetz, Chief Advisor, Governance, Peace and Security Section, UNIFEM.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]

23 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

23 June 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]

23 June 09

Press Conference: The Global Social Economy Group (GSEG), to brief in advance of the UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development. Speakers include: Oscar Ugarteche of the Latin American Network on Debt and Development; Bhumika Muchalla of the Third World Network; Pauline Vande Pallen of the WWG/Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana; Kristian Weisse of Global Unions/LO-Denmark.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 46 minutes ]

23 June 09

Press Conference: Joint Press Conference by the Secretary-General and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to announce the Climate Change Summit and the Launch of the Climate Week NYC.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]

23 June 09

Press Conference: Joseph Mutaboba, Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Peacebuilding Support office in Guinea-Bissau (UNOGBIS), to brief the media following his briefing to the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

23 June 09

Special Event: United Nations Public Service Day and awards ceremony.


[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 11 minutes ]

23 June 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, to brief in advance of the UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development, which runs from 24-26 June.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

23 June 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on developments in Guinea-Bissau and on the activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country (S/2009/302).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]

23 June 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East - United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) (S/2009/295).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

22 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest at noon: Mr. Paul Oquist, Senior Advisor in the Office of the President of the General Assembly on the UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development, to be held 24-26 June.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]
22 June 09

Press Conference: Developing Country Perspectives of the Global Economic Crisis, with Martin Khor, Executive Director of the South Centre and Ambassador Lumumba Di-Aping, Chair of the Group of 77 and .
[Webcast: Archived Video - 57 minutes ]

22 June 09

Security Council: The situation in the Central African Republic - Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic and on the activities of the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office in that country (S/2009/309).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 41 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 41 minutes ]

19 June 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Avigdor Lieberman, Foreign Minister of Israel on the situation in the Middle-East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

19 June 09

Press Conference: Emilienne Raoul, Minister of Health of the Republic of the Congo; Thérèse Coumba, Minister of Health of the Republic of Senegal; Justin Obam, Counsellor of Public Health of Equatorial Guinea; and Edwige Badassou, Chair of the Sickle-Cell Disease International Organisation (SCDIO), to brief on the occasion of the first World Sickle Cell Anaemia Awareness Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 51 minutes ]

19 June 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin and informal comment on Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

19 June 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Somalia by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

19 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]
18 June 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on "Energy Efficiency, Energy Conservation and New and Renewable Sources of Energy".

Morning Session:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 59 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 59 minutes ]

Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]

18 June 09

Special Event: Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples - Question of the Malvinas. H.E. Mr. Jorge E. Taiana, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Argentina.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]

18 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, on the situation in Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

18 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Iraq, H.E. Mr. Hamid Al Bayati, on the situation in Iraq.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

18 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comment to the media by the President of the Security Council and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, on the situation in Iraq and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

18 June 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq - Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 1830 (2008) (S/2009/284).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 26 minutes ]

18 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]
18 June 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Andrei Dapkiunas, Permanent Representative of Belarus, and Tariq Banuri, Director of the Division for Sustainable Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), to brief as a side event to the General Assembly’s thematic dialogue on “energy efficiency, energy conservation and new and renewable sources of energy”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]

18 June 09

Press Conference: Gilles Noghès, Permanent Representative of Monaco, John B. Kelly III, Chairman of the Prince Albert II Foundation USA, and Giampaolo Pioli, UN Correspondents’ Association (UNCA) President, to launch the joint Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation/UNCA Global Prize for best press coverage of climate change issues.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

17 June 09

Special Event: Interview given to the Foreign Policy Association by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

17 June 09

Special Event: Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Foreign Policy Association.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 19 minutes ]

17 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Skender Hyseni (Kosovo) on the situation in Kosovo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

17 June 09

Security Council: Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999). Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2009/300).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 12 minutes ]

17 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of UNIDO (UN Industrial Development Organization) and UN Energy Chairman, to brief following the launch of the Secretary-General's Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
17 June 09

General Assembly: 90th plenary meeting
Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 15 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 15 minutes ]

16 June 09

General Assembly: 88th and 89th plenary meetings
Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS.

Morning meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 57 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 57 minutes ]

Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 37 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 37 minutes ]

16 June 09

Special Event: UNlearning Intolerance seminar on Cyber Hate.

Morning session:

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 21 minutes ]

Afternoon session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 34 minutes ]

16 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 25 minutes ]
16 June 09

Press Conference: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), to launch World Disasters Report 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

16 June 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), on the occasion of the General Assembly Plenary Meeting on HIV/AIDS.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]
15 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Georgia, H.E. Mr. Alexander Lomaia, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

15 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

15 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the delegations of Germany, France, United States of America, United Kingdom and Croatia, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

  • H.E. Mr. Thomas Matussek, Permanent Representative of Germany
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]
  • H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, Permanent Representative of France
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]
  • Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs of the United States, H.E. Ms. Rosemary A. DiCarlo
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]
  • H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]
  • H.E. Mr. Ranko Vilovic, Deputy Permanent Representative of Croatia
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]
15 June 09

Security Council: The situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 57 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 57 minutes ]

15 June 09

Special Event: Launch of the 2009 Report on the Global Campaign for the Health MDGs.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 15 minutes ]

15 June 09

Special Event: Secretary-General's forum on Advancing Global Health in the Face of Crisis.
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 6 minutes ]

15 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

15 June 09

Press Conference: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Haiti Alrich Nicolas, to formally announce President Clinton's appointment as UN Special Envoy for Haiti.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

15 June 09

Security Council: Non-proliferation - Briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 23 minutes ]

15 June 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, following the opening of the “Advancing global health in the face of crisis” forum. (Programme) pdf
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]
12 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

12 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Le Luong Minh, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

12 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of , H.E. Mr. Zhang Yesui, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

12 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Philip John Parham, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

12 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

12 June 09

Security Council: Non-proliferation/Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Letter dated 25 May 2009 from the Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2009/271).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 56 minutes ]

12 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 23 minutes ]
12 June 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, President-elect of the 64th Session of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

12 June 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Piet de Klerk, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Netherlands; Peter de Ruiter, author of A World for Children: Growing up without Child Labour; and Oscar Pekelder, Executive Director of World Vision in the Netherlands, to brief on the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 46 minutes ]

11 June 09

Press Conference: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 49 minutes ]

11 June 09

Press Conference (Geneva): Dr. Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the issue of Influenza A (H1N1).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

11 June 09

Press Conference (Geneva): Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the issue of Influenza A (H1N1).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

11 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

11 June 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan. Briefing by John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 17 minutes ]

10 June 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein and President of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on the work of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

10 June 09

Special Event: Peacebuilding Commission - Third session / Sierra Leone configuration.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 28 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 28 minutes ]

10 June 09

General Assembly: 86th plenary meeting
Election of the President of the sixty-fourth session, Vice-Presidents, Chairpersons and Bureaux of the Main Committees.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours]

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]
10 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

10 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

10 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

10 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

10 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]
9 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Michael Schulenburg, Executive Representative of the Secretary-General for Sierra Leone, to brief on the situation in that country.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
9 June 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Guinea-Bissau by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin and informal comments to the media on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

9 June 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Burundi by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

9 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

9 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

9 June 09

Security Council: The situation in Burundi. Fifth Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi (S/2009/270).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 42 minutes ]

8 June 09

UN in action: Programme 1183-1187 - 5 video clips
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]

8 June 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Hasjim Djalal, Senior Advisor to the Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia, and David Freestone, Professor at George Washington University Law School and Visiting Professor at UN University, to mark World Oceans Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]

8 June 09

Security Council: The situation in Sierra Leone - Second report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (S/2009/267).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours ]

8 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]
5 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. H. M. G. S. Palihakkara, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

5 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

5 June 09

Media Stakeout: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, following the meeting with the Security Council Informal Interactive Discussion on Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

5 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Ms. Mia Farrow on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

5 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

5 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

5 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 22 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 22 minutes ]
5 June 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan. Briefing by Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

4 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]
4 June 09

Press Conference: The Coalition for the International Criminal Court, to brief on Darfur. Speakers will be: Richard Dicker, Director, International Justice Program, Human Rights Watch; and Omer Ismail, Vice President, Advocacy, Darfur Peace and Development and Advisor, The Enough Project.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]

4 June 09

Security Council: International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia (S/2009/252) and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (S/2009/247).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]

4 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Prime Minister of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Ivo Sanader, on the International Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

3 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: Michael Adlerstein, Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Capital Master Plan (CMP), to provide an update on the CMP.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 21 minutes ]
3 June 09

General Assembly: 85th plenary meeting
Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit (draft resolution A/63/L.8/Rev.1) “Climate change and its possible security implications”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 9 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 9 minutes]

2 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development of Israel, H.E. Mr. Silvan Shalom, following his meeting with the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]

2 June 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Baki Ilkin, Permanent Representative of Turkey and President of the Security Council for June, to brief on the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

2 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]
2 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Prime Minister of Croatia, H.E. Mr. Ivo Sanader, following his meeting with the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

2 June 09

Special Event: International student video conference in observance of UN World Environment Day with interactive dialogue on climate change among students from Bangladesh, Kenya, Panama, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.  
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 40 minutes ]

1 June 09

Special Event: 2009 UN Population Award Ceremony. The Secretary-General will present the Population Award to the laureates.  
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 50 minutes ]

1 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

1 June 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

1 June 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Ehud Barak, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Israel to brief the press following his meeting with the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

1 June 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]

 

 
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