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2009
29 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar, Foreign Minister of Somalia, on the Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

29 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Greg Delawie, United States of America. Acting Assistant Secretary, in the office of Political and Military Affairs (US States Department) on the Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

29 May 09

Special Event: International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers -Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy will award medals at Headquarters to the military and police officers currently serving in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations.  
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]

29 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, Special Representative for Somalia, to brief on the situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]

29 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Mohamed Abdullahi Omaar, Foreign Minister of Somalia, to brief on the situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 44 minutes ]

29 May 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Susana Malcorra, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, to brief on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]
29 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki İlkin, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

29 May 09

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

29 May 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 - 6 minutes ]

29 May 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d’Ivoire (S/2009/248)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 7 minutes ]

29 May 09

Security Council: The situation in Cyprus
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 6 minutes ]

29 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 50 minutes ]

29 May 09

Special Event: International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers - Dag Hammarskjöld Medals will be awarded posthumously to the military, police and civilian personnel who lost their lives last year serving in United Nations peacekeeping operations.  The medals will be received by representatives of the respective Permanent Missions to be forwarded on to the next of kin.  
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 38 minutes ]

29 May 09

Special Event: International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers - Solemn wreath-laying ceremony in honour of the 132 peacekeeping personnel, 10 of them women, who lost their lives whether through attacks, illnesses or accidents  in 2008 in the service of peace.  
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]

28 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and 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 - 1 minute ]

28 May 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 - 1 minute ]

28 May 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 ]

28 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

28 May 09

Security Council: Briefing by Security Council mission to Africa (14 to 21 May 2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 39 minutes ]

28 May 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, to launch a revised humanitarian response plan for Pakistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]

28 May 09

Special Event: Partial coverage of the Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2009 of the United Nations International School (UNIS)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]

28 May 09

Press Conference: Sheila Sisulu, World Food Programme (WFP) Deputy Executive Director for Hunger Solutions and Henk-Jan Brinkman, WFP Senior Advisor for Economic Policy, to brief on the subject of hunger amid the financial and food crises.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

28 May 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Maxwell Gaylard, Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and UN Coordinator for humanitarian and development activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, to provide a humanitarian update on the situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 1 minute ]
28 May 09

Press Conference: Rob Vos, Director of the Development Policy and Analysis Division at Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), to launch the joint United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AU) report “Developing African Agriculture through Regional Value Chains.”
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

28 May 09

Security Council: The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (S/2009/246).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 55 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 55 minutes ]

27 May 09

Press Conference: Alexander Lomaia, Permanent Representative of Georgia, to brief in connection with the Secretary-General's report pursuant to Security Council resolutions 1808 (2008), 1839 (2008) and 1866 (2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ]

27 May 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: Guest: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, to brief on 8th Session of the Forum (18-29 May).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]
27 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in Georgia and on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

27 May 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 ]

27 May 09

Press Conference: Rob Vos, Director of the Development Policy and Analysis Division at Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) will launch the mid-year report “World Economic Situation and Prospects 2009.”
[Webcast: Archived Video - 47 minutes ]

26 May 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 ]

26 May 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 - 2 minutes ]

26 May 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: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs (via teleconference), and Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will brief on the Secretary-General's recent trip to Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour ]
26 May 09

Security Council: Briefings by Chairmen of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council.

Morning meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 2 hours and 45 minutes ]
Afternoon meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 46 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 1 hour and 46 minutes ]

26 May 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original language: 5 minutes ]

26 May 09

General Assembly: 84th plenary meeting
1. Appointment of members of the Committee on Contributions: Note by the Secretary-General (A/63/102/Add.1)
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: 22 minutes]

26 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Somalia and on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

25 May 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 - 7 minutes ]

25 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of France, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, in connection with Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

25 May 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 - 3 minutes ]

25 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and 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 - 4 minutes ]

22 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki Ilkin, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

22 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the United States Ambassador and Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, H.E. Ms. Rosemary A. DiCarlo, on the situation in Myanmar and the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

22 May 09

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

22 May 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 - 39 minutes ]
21 May 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: Angela Kane, Under-Secretary-General for Management, and Jun Yamazaki, Assistant Secretary-General and Controller to brief on the financial situation of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour ]
21 May 09

Special Event: DPI/NGO Briefing - "May I ask a question, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict?" (Radhika Coomaraswamy).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 14 minutes ]

20 May 09

Special Event: Presentation on “Bosnia and Herzegovina –– Moving forward”
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 55 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 55 minutes ]

20 May 09

Press Conference: Joana Caparrós, President of Women Together, Pilar Ribal, Vice-president of Women Together, Petra Mateos, President of Hispasat, and Patricia Velásquez, actress and model, to present their activities at UNHQ on 20 and 21 May.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]

20 May 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: Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Susana Malcorra, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, to brief on the latest developments and challenges in peacekeeping.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]
20 May 09

Media Stakeout: Raymond Wolfe, Permanent Representative of Jamaica and Russell Simmons, hip-hop musician, will speak to the press, following an event to appoint Mr. Simmons as UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Permanent Memorial to honour the victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (A/RES/63/5).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

20 May 09

Special Event: Launch of the Trust Fund and Goodwill Ambassador Ceremony for the Permanent Memorial to honour the memory of the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade (A/RES/63/5). Appointement of Mr. Simmons as UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Permanent Memorial.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 54 minutes ]

19 May 09

21st Century: Programme #30
[Webcast: Archived Video - 26 minutes ]

19 May 09

UN in action (in French): Programme 1178-1182 - 5 video clips
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

19 May 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 ]
19 May 09

Press Conference: Sarbuland Khan from the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) and Shai Reshef from the University of the People to brief on an online initiative aimed at bridging the gap between unprecedented access to the Internet, dropping technology costs and rising tuitions worldwide.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

18 May 09

Press Conference: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Lars Anders Baer and Carsten Smith from the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues to brief on the opening of the 8th Session of the Forum.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

18 May 09

Special Event: Opening meeting of the eight session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 29 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 29 minutes ]

18 May 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 the situation in Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]
15 May 09

Special Event: On the occasion of the International recognition of the Day of Vesak (coordinated by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 29 minutes ]

15 May 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Eric Danon, Representative of France to the UN Conference on Disarmament, to brief on the 3rd Preparatory Committee for 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 39 minutes ]

15 May 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Boniface G. Chidyausiku of Zimbabwe will brief on the 3rd Preparatory Committee for 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]

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

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

15 May 09

Special Event: 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (4-15 May 2009). Summaries of the rountable / Closing of the session

Archived Videos (Complete list of speakers)

14 May 09

Special Event: Opening of the UNA-USA High School Model UN.

[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 8 minutes ]

14 May 09

Press Conference: Nirupam Sen and Michael Clark, senior advisors to the President of the General Assembly, to brief on the upcoming UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development. The briefing will focus on Asia and the Pacific region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

14 May 09

Special Event: H.E. Ms. Gunilla Carlsson, Minister for International Development Cooperation of Sweden, will present the report of the International Commission on Climate Change and Development.

[Webcast: Archived Video - 50 minutes ]

14 May 09

Press Conference: Ambassador John McNee, Permanent Representative of Canada to brief, in his capacity as the President of the Economic and Social Council’s Ad-Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti, on the Group’s recent visit to the country.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]

14 May 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will provide an update on the climate change negotiations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]
14 May 09

Special Event: 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (4-15 May 2009). Round tables:

  • Realizing a sustainable green revolution in Africa
  • Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development.

Archived Videos (Complete list of speakers)

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Austria, H.E. Mr. Thomas Mayr-Harting, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Sri Lanka and the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Press Statement read by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Sri Lanka, Somalia, the Middle East and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ] (French and English)

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in Somalia and Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

13 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on the situation in Somalia and Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

13 May 09

Special Event: Cheque presentation ceremony to Play 31 [NGO].
Informal remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

13 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Andrei Dapkiunas, Permanent Representative of Belarus and H.E. Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, Permanent Representative of Egypt, to brief on the Interactive Thematic Dialogue of the General Assembly on "Taking collective action to end human trafficking" and on the global plan of action on preventing trafficking in persons.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 40 minutes ]

13 May 09

Press Conference: Hariharan Pakshi Rajan from the Secretariat of the Commission on the Limit of the Continental Shelf, to brief on submissions by State Parties to U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 37 minutes ]

13 May 09

Press Conference: Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Nestor Arbito Chica, Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Ecuador, and Saisuree Chutikul from the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women to brief on the Interactive Thematic Dialogue of the General Assembly on "Taking collective action to end human trafficking.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 29 minutes ]

13 May 09

General Assembly: Interactive Thematic Dialogue “Taking collective action to end human trafficking”. [Programme] pdf.

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

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

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

Press Conference: Luc Gnacadja, Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

13 May 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia (S/2009/210).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 55 minutes ]

13 May 09

Special Event: 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (4-15 May 2009). High Level Segment / Round table on food crisis.

12 May 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: Paul Hoeffel from the Office of President of the General Assembly and Craig Mokhiber, Deputy Director of the New York office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will brief on the Human Rights Council elections.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 47 minutes ]
12 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Steve Crawshaw, Human Rights Watch, following the results of the elections of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

12 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Ms. Susan E. Rice, following the results of the elections of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

12 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by a representative of the NGO "Eye on the UN", following the results of the elections of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

12 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, following the results of the elections of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

12 May 09

General Assembly: 83rd plenary meeting:
Elections of eighteen members of the Human Rights Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 50 minutes]

11 May 09

Special Event: Side event during the 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development on the theme of "Gender and food security".
Participants: Cheryl Morden from International Fund for Agricultural Development, Martha Hirpa from Heifer International and Linda Nghatsane, a farmer from South Africa.
The event is organized by Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) in Partnership with Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 28 minutes ]

11 May 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 - 5 minutes ]

11 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the UK; H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France; and H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger, Federal Minister of European and International Affairs of Austria, on the situation in Sri Lanka, the Middle East and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

11 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, to brief following Security Council debate on the Middle East.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

11 May 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 18 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 18 minutes ]

11 May 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 - 19 minutes ]
11 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

8 May 09 Security Council: Presidential Statement. The situation in Chad and the Central African Republic.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 5 minutes ]
8 May 09

Press Conference: President of the General Assembly Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann to brief on the draft outcome document of the upcoming UN Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development (1-3 June 2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

8 May 09

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

8 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad on the situation in Chad.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

8 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Chad and Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ] (French and English)

8 May 09

General Assembly: 82nd plenary meeting:
1. Comprehensive review of the whole question of peacekeeping operations in all their aspects: report of the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) (A/63/402/Add.1)
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: draft decision (A/63/L.71)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 33 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 33 minutes]

8 May 09 Security Council: The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion (S/2009/232).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 45 minutes ]
7 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Nirupam Sen, Permanent Representative of India, and Michael Clark, senior adviser to the President of the General Assembly, to brief on the General Assembly's upcoming Economic Crisis Summit.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]

7 May 09

Special Event: Co-sponsored by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs.
Presentations by: U.N. High Representative Sergio Duarte, U.N. Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas, Former Under-Secretary General Nobuyasu Abe, Former Under-Secretary General Jayantha Dhanapala and Chaired by GSI President Jonathan Granoff.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 35 minutes ]

7 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on the situation in the Middle-East, Chad and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

7 May 09

Special Event: NGO Briefing on "Media, Dialogue, Mutual Understanding, and Reconciliation: A Look at the Arab World" - In Observance of World Press Freedom Day (3 May).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]

7 May 09

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

7 May 09 Security Council: The situation in the Middle East. Ninth Semi-Annual Report of the Secretary-General on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1559 (2004) (S/2009/218).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 25 minutes ]
6 May 09

Special Event: Panel Discussion "Progressive Initiatives" - Mr. Gareth Evans of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, Ms. Christie Brinkley, GSI Board Member, Hideo Hiraoka, Member of the Japanese Diet, chaired by Mr. Henrik Salander. (more)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 22 minutes ]

6 May 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 34 minutes ]

6 May 09

Media Stakeout: H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres, President of Israel.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

6 May 09

Press Conference: Julia Freedson from Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, Jo Becker from Human Rights Watch and Htoo Htoo from the Karen Human Rights Group to launch Watchlist’s new report on children and armed conflict in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

6 May 09

Press Conference: Connie Hedegaard, Minister for Climate and Energy of Denmark, to brief on the UN climate change negotiations and prospects for reaching a global climate change agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) to take place in Copenhagen, 7-18 December 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]

5 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Ms. Yoriko Kawaguchi and H.E. Mr. Gareth Evans, Co-chairs, International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

5 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Alexander Lomaia, Permanent Representative of Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

5 May 09

Press Conference: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon and Dr. David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Influenza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 54 minutes ]

5 May 09 Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process (S/2009/221) .
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 30 minutes ]
5 May 09 Security Council: Presidential Statement - Peace and security in Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 7 minutes ]
5 May 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Head of the United States of America Delegation to the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Mrs. Rose Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of States.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

4 May 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Dr. David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Influenza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 50 minutes ]

4 May 09

Special Event: Opening of the 17th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (4-15 May 2009).

Archived Video (Complete list of speakers)

4 May 09

General Assembly: Informal meeting on the (H1N1) influenza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour]

  • Opening statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]
  • Statement by Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]
  • Statement by Mr. David Nabarro, Senior UN System Coordinator for Influenza
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
4 May 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation and President of the Security Council for May, to brief on the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

1 May 09

Press Conference: Michael Clark, senior adviser to the President of the General Assembly, to brief on the upcoming General Assembly Economic Crisis Summit (1-3 June)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 42 minutes ]

1 May 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 21 minutes ]
30 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Morocco, H.E. Mr.Mohammed Loulichki, on the situation in Western Sahara.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

30 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on the situation in Western Sahara.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

30 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

30 April 09 Security Council: The situation in Western Sahara.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 44 minutes ]
30 April 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]
30 April 09

Press Conference: World Health Organization. (Audio only)
[Webcast: Archived Audio - 26 minutes ]

30 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki Ilkin, on the situation in Cyprus.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

30 April 09

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

29 April 09

Press Conference: Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), to brief on the current situation of the Swine Flu.
[Statement by WHO Director-General]
[Webcast: Archived Audio - 50 minutes ]

29 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Ambassador of France for Human Rights, H.E. Mr. François Zimeray, on Children and armed conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (English and French)

29 April 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, to brief on his recent mission to Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 29 minutes ]

29 April 09 Security Council: Children and armed conflict. Report of the Secretary-General on the Children and armed conflict (S/2009/158).
  • Statement by H.E. Ms. Patricia Espinosa, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]
Morning Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 9 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 28 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 28 minutes ]
29 April 09

Press Conference: Carlos Lopes, Executive Director of the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and William Lacy Swing, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), to discuss the Migration and Development Seminar Series.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 31 minutes ]

29 April 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 - 44 minutes ]
28 April 09

Special Event: Powhiri (traditional Maori ceremony) to welcome UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.
The powhiri is the traditional Maori ceremony which takes place when manuhiri (visitors) and tangata whenua (people of the land) meet. The ceremony is a dynamic part of public life in New Zealand today. In this case, the ceremony will provide the framework for the "delivery" of Helen Clark by New Zealand Maori leaders to UNDP. New Zealand's Maori leaders have travelled to New York to support Helen Clark in their personal capacity to carry out this powhiri.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 54 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 54 minutes ]

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

Security Council: The situation in Côte d'Ivoire. Twentieth progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (S/2009/196).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 17 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 17 minutes ]

27 April 09

Press Conference: Dr. Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Environment of WHO briefs on the swine flu situation.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 38 minutes ]

27 April 09

Special Event: Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
[Website]

  • 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: 4 hours and 12 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 12 minutes ]
Afternoon Session:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 40 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 40 minutes ]

27 April 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Rodolphe Adada, Joint AU-UN Special Representative for Darfur, briefs the press following Security Council consultations on AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
27 April 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/2009/201).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 19 minutes ]

24 April 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 - 11 minutes ]

24 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Democratic Peoples's Republic of Korea, Mr. Pak Tok Hun on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

24 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki Ilkin, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

24 April 09

Special Event: Event on the theme "The tsunami global lessons learned", to present the report entitled "The tsunami legacy: Innovation, breakthroughs and change", co-chaired by the newly appointed Administrator of UNDP, in her capacity as Head of UNDG, and the Permanent Representative of Indonesia.

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]
  • Statement by Mr. Bill Clinton, former US President and UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

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

24 April 09

Special Event: Video message of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, on "Women for Peace".

[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 minutes ]

24 April 09

Press Conference: Amin Awad, Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sri Lanka, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka.

  • Press Statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]


[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]

24 April 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 the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, to present the latest Annual Report of the Secretary General on the situation of children and armed conflict, and brief on her recent trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 43 minutes ]
24 April 09

General Assembly: 81st plenary meeting
Special economic assistance to individual countries or regions: draft resolution A/63/L.67
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 15 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 15 minutes]

24 April 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/2009/199).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 42 minutes ]

23 April 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: Catherine Bragg, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]
23 April 09

Special Event: NGO Briefing on "Towards the End of the Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries" in observance of World Malaria Day 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 6 minutes ]

22 April 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 - 9 minutes ]

22 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Catherine Bragg, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

22 April 09

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

22 April 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 Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

22 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

22 April 09

Special Event: Mother Earth Day special event.

  • Opening statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]
  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
    [Webcast: English | Original language - 15 minutes ]


[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 22 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 22 minutes ]

22 April 09

Press Conference: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia, and Paul Oquist, Senior Advisor to the President of the General Assembly, to brief on the General Assembly's plenary meeting on International Mother Earth Day.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 59 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

22 April 09

General Assembly: 80th plenary meeting
Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind (draft resolution A/63/L.69).

  • Statement by H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
    [Webcast: English | Original language - 13 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 2 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 2 minutes]
22 April 09

Press Conference: Joseph Cornelius Donnelly from CARITAS Internationalis, Anna Neistat from Human Rights Watch, Robert Templer from International Crisis Group and Nimmi Gowrinathan from Operation USA to brief on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 57 minutes ]

21 April 09

Security Council: Maintenance of international peace and security: Mediation and settlement of disputes. Report of the Secretary-General on enhancing mediation and its support activities (S/2009/189).
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: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 27 minutes ]

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

Press Conference: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navanethem Pillay. (Geneva)
[Webcast: Archived Audio - 40 minutes ]

20 April 09

Press Conference: Roberto Bissio from Social Watch, Jo-Marie Griesgraber from New Rules for Global Finance and John Foster from North-South Institute to brief on the global economic crisis.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 59 minutes ]

20 April 09

Press Conference: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon. (videoconference from Geneva)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]

20 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on the situation in Fiji.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

20 April 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 the Middle East, including the Palestinian question and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

20 April 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 23 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Iraq/Kuwait and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on Iraq/Kuwait and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki Ilkin, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

15 April 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 the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 36 minutes ]
14 April 09

Special Event: UNU Midday Forum "Academics Under Threat: The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund World Report" [organized by United Nations University, the Institute of International Education (IIE) and its Scholar Rescue Fund program].
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 31 minutes ]

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

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann to brief on the General Assembly's Financial and Economic Summit scheduled to take place from 1- 3 June 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 52 minutes ]

13 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Baki Ilkin, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

13 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

13 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

13 April 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 - 5 minutes ]

13 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of China, H.E. Mr. Zhang Yesui, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

13 April 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 Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

13 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on the situation in Guinea-Bissau and on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

13 April 09

Security Council: Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 7 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 7 minutes ]

13 April 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 ]
11 April 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. [English and Japanese]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

11 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

11 April 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 Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

11 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

9 April 09

Press Conference: Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 27 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the Democratic Republic of the Congo and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller, on the situation in Somalia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

9 April 09

Security Council: The situation in Guinea-Bissau.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 9 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 9 minutes ]

9 April 09

DPI/NGO: Film screening on "Merritt College: The Home of the Black Panthers" and "Rudely Interrupted".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 27 minutes ]

9 April 09

Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Twenty-seventh report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (S/2009/160).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 31 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 31 minutes ]

8 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller on the situation in Guinea-Bissau and on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

8 April 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: Georg Kell, Executive Director of UN Global Compact, to present and discuss the findings of the Compact's latest annual review - a corporate responsibility survey conducted with more than 700 businesses in over 90 countries.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 58 minutes ]
8 April 09

Security Council: 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/2009/169).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 44 minutes ]

7 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Democratic Peoples's Republic of Korea, Mr. Pak Tok Hun on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

7 April 09

Media Stakeout: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, following his briefing to the informal session of the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

7 April 09

Special Event: Commemorative event for the 15th Anniversary of the Rwanda genocide.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 23 minutes ]

7 April 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 - 24 minutes ]
7 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller on the situation in Djibouti-Eritrea, the situation on Madagascar and on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

7 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Assistant Secretary-General, for Political Affairs, Mr. Haile Menkerios, on Madagascar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

7 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on Djibouti-Eritrea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

7 April 09

Security Council: The situation in the Central African Republic (S/2009/128).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 11 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 11 minutes ]

7 April 09

General Assembly: 79th plenary meeting
1. Programme budget for the biennium 2008-2009: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/648/Add.5)
2. Human resources management: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/639/Add.1)
3. Joint Inspection Unit: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/786)
4. Financing of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/646/Add.1)
5. Financing of the United Nations Mission in the Sudan: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/787)
6. Financing of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/788)
7. Financing of the activities arising from Security Council 1863 (2009): report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/789)
8. Review of the efficiency of the administrative and financial functioning of the United Nations: report of the Fifth Committee (A/63/649/Add.1)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 53 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 53 minutes]

6 April 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on the global food crisis and the right to food.

Morning Meeting:
1. Opening session
2. Panel I: "Policy choices and the right to food in the context of the global food crisis". Moderator: Br. David Andrews, Senior Advisor to the President of the General Assembly on Food Policy and Sustainable Development
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 53 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 53 minutes]

  • Opening statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
1. Panel II: "Answering to the poor: Right to food and sustainable models of agriculture". Moderator: Ms. Barbara Ekwall, Senior Officer, Agricultural Development Economics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2. Closing session
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 2 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 2 minutes]

  • Closing statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]
6 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, H.E. Mr. Jorge Urbina on the situation in Haiti
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

6 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller on the situation in Haiti and on non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (English and Spanish)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

6 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Hédi Annabi, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) on the situation in Haiti
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

6 April 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann and Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, will brief on the General Assembly’s interactive thematic dialogue on the global food crisis and the right to food. (more)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]

6 April 09

Security Council: The question concerning Haiti (S/2009/129).
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 43 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 44 minutes ]

6 April 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: Durban Review Conference - latest developments in the preparatory process - with Jessica Neuwirth, Director of the New York Office of  the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Craig Mokhiber, Deputy Director of the New York Office of the High Commission for Human Rights.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 58 minutes ]
6 April 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. (English and Japanese)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

6 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

5 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the China, H.E. Mr. Zhang Yesui, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

5 April 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 Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

5 April 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. (English and Japanese)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

5 April 09

Media Stakeout: Remarks on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Mexico, H.E. Mr. Claude Heller. (English and Spanish)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

5 April 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 - 1 minute ]

5 April 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 Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

5 April 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on Non-proliferation/Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

3 April 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to brief on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 13 minutes ]
3 April 09

Press Conference: Yuji Iwasawa, Nigel Rodley, Michael O'Flaherty and Ruth Wedgwood from the UN Human Rights Committee to brief on the current session of the Committee and the recent reports of Australia, Rwanda and Sweden, who are State Parties to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

2 April 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Claude Heller, Permanent Representative of Mexico and President of the Security Council for April, briefs on the Council’s programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]

2 April 09

DPI/NGO: Briefing: "Human Rights and Autism". The event will feature the screening of two UNTV-produced documentaries on the Autism condition. A panel of speakers will include specialists on mental disability rights, member states and representatives from civil society and academia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 28 minutes ]

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

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

2 April 09

Special Event: "Autism Speaks" (under the joint sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Chile to the UN and the Department of Public Information). Launching of an art installation in the Visitors Lobby to symbolize the fight against Autism and the struggle to determine the cause of this mysterious disorder. The artwork is by Yoko Ono. Kiyo Akasaka, USG for DPI, will deliver opening remarks and moderate the event.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]

1 April 09

Press Conference: Hania Zlotnik, Director of the Population Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA); David Canning from the Harvard School of Public Health; Jean-Pierre Guengant from Institut de Recherche pour le Dévelopment; and Zeba Sathar from the Population Council of Pakistan, to brief on population growth and the challenges of poverty reduction.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes ]

1 April 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ]
31 March 09

General Assembly: 78th plenary meeting
1. Confirmation of the appointment of the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme: Note by the Secretary-General (A/63/109)
2. Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal (ad litem judges): Memorandum by the Secretary-General (A/63/700/Add.1)
3. New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in implementation and international support: draft resolution (A/63/L.60/Rev.1)
4. 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: 29 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 29 minutes]

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

Press Conference: Amb. Byrganym Aitimova of Kazakhstan; Amb. Nurbek Jeenbaev of Kyrgyzstan; Amb. Sirodjidin Aslov of Tajikistan; Amb. Aksoltan Ataeva of Turkmenistan; Amb. Murad Askarov of Uzbekistan; and a representative from the U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs, to brief on the Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia (pdf) which entered into force on 21 March 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 51 minutes ]

27 March 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 48 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 48 minutes]

  • Closing statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]
27 March 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 22 minutes ]
27 March 09

Press Conference: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant Secretary-General on Economic Development at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), to brief on the 2009 Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

26 March 09

Special Event: Panel discussion entitled “Left in the Dark: The Unmet Need for Communication in Humanitarian Response”, on the information needs of affected populations. Panelists at this event include senior representatives of OCHA, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the BBC World Service Trust, Internews and the Thomson Reuters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 54 minutes ]

26 March 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 - 11 minutes ]

26 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

26 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs, H.E. Ms. Rosemary A. DiCarlo, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

26 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

26 March 09

Press Conference: Joseph Stigilz, Chairman of the Commission of Experts of the President of the General Assembly on reforms of the international monetary and financial system, to brief on the Commission's recommendations to the General Assembly.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

26 March 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Sudan and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Libya, H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ] (English, Arabic and French)

26 March 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 - 11 minutes ]

26 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ] (French and English)

26 March 09

DPI/NGO: Briefing "The Legacy of the Slave Trade on Modern Society".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 33 minutes ]

26 March 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 56 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 35 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 35 minutes]

26 March 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Marc Scheuer, Director of the Secretariat of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, briefs on the upcoming Second Forum of the Alliance to be held in Istanbul on 6-7 April.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 4 minutes ]
25 March 09

Special Event: Breaking the Silence, Beating the Drum concert and cultural event will form the centerpiece of the commemoration with a chorus of celebrities and dignitaries representing the global community collectively celebrating the resilience of the human spirit and victory over adversity [organized by the UN DPI Outreach Division].
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ] (Musical Extract)

25 March 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General joint press encounter with H.E. Mr. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

25 March 09

Special Event: Official launch of commemorative events on the occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 31 minutes ]

25 March 09

Press Conference: Kiyotaka Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for Public Information, Emmy Award-winning musician Peter Buffett and pop star Akon will be joined by other speakers to brief on the commemoration of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Other speakers will include Gilberto Gil, Salif Keita, Emeline Michel and Allan Buchman.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 36 minutes ]

25 March 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 10 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 10 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 6 minutes ]

25 March 09

Security Council: The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

25 March 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development.
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 54 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 54 minutes]

  • Opening statement by Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann , President of the General Assembly
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

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

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

Special Event: 2nd Annual Student Video Conference on the Transatlantic Slave Trade withan interactive dialogue between students in the USA, Canada, Africa, and the Caribbean.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 32 minutes ]

24 March 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 5 minutes ]
23 March 09

Special Event: Opening of the INTERPOL-DPKO Conference on International Policing in Building Peace.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

  • Remarks by Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]
23 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Skender Hyseni of Kosovo, on the situation in Kosovo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ]

23 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Lamberto Zannier, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, on the situation in Kosovo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

23 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, on the situation in Kosovo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

23 March 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security (S/2009/135).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 6 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 6 minutes ]

23 March 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2009/149).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 37 minutes ]

23 March 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 13 minutes ] (not complete)
20 March 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 Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

20 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Luis Moreno-Ocampo, first Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

20 March 09

Security Council: Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 28 minutes ]

20 March 09

Special Event: Luncheon organized by the Council on Foreign Relations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

  • Remarks by Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]
20 March 09

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

20 March 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on Somalia and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Libya, H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham, on the situation in Sudan and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

20 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

20 March 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia (S/2009/132).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 58 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 58 minutes ]

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

DPI/NGO: Annual Orientation Programme [Programme]
Morning: [Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 50 minutes ]
Afternoon: [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 38 minutes ]

19 March 09

Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan (S/2009/135).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours ]

19 March 09

DPI/NGO: Annual Orientation Programme [Programme]
Morning: [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 6 minutes ]
Afternoon: [Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 19 minutes ]

19 March 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 - 33 minutes ]
19 March 09

Security Council: Briefing by Security Council mission to Haiti (11 to 14 March 2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 29 minutes ]

18 March 09

General Assembly: Interactive thematic dialogue on "Access to education in emergency, post-crisis and transition situations caused by man-made conflicts or natural disasters".
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 53 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 53 minutes]

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

18 March 09

Security Council: Peace and Security in Africa - Report of the African Union-United Nations panel on modalities for support to African Union peacekeeping operations (S/2008/813).
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 50 minutes ]

Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 45 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 45 minutes ]

18 March 09

Press Conference: Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Nicholas Burnett, Assistant Director-General for Education at UNESCO and Vernor Muñoz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, to brief on the General Assembly’s thematic and interactive debate on Education in Emergencies.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]

18 March 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 ]
17 March 09

Special Event: UN Public Information Department, Sci Fi Channel to co-host a panel with Battlestar Galactica creators to raise profile of humanitarian concern. The discussion will explore some of the themes that are of importance to both the United Nations and the critically acclaimed television show: human rights; terrorism; children and armed conflict; and reconciliation and dialogue among civilizations and faiths. The panel will be moderated by Academy Award-winning actress and producer Whoopi Goldberg. Oscar-nominated actress Mary McDonnell, Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, and Battlestar Galactica creators and executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick will participate in the panel.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 4 minutes ]

  • Introduction- Opening remarks by Kiyotaka Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information and Dave Howe, President, Sci Fi Channel.  Dave Howe introduces the Battlestar Galactica Overview video clip. Moderator Whoppi Goldberg says a few words and introduces the BSG panelists: David Eick, Ronald D. Mooe, Mary McDonnell, Edward James Olmos.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ]

  • Human Rights- Battlestar Galactica video clip and discussion with Craig Mokhiber, Deputy Director, New York Office, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 35 minutes

  • Children and Armed Conflict- Battlestar Galactica video clip and discussion with Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes

  • Terrorism- Battlestar Galactica video clip and discussion with Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, Executive Office  of the Secretary-General.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes

  • Reconciliation and Dialogue Among Civilizations and Faiths- Battlestar Galactica video clip and discussion with Famatta Rose Osode, Minister and Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Liberia to the United Nations.
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]  
17 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by a group of European Union Ambassadors, Members of the Security Council, on the transfer of authority to United Nations Mission in Central African Republic and Chad from European Union Force and on other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 18 minutes ] (English and French)

17 March 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement on the transfer of authority to United Nations Mission in Central African Republic and Chad from European Union Force and informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Chargé d’affaires of the Permanent Mission of Libya, Mr. Ibrahim Dabbashi, on the situation in Sudan and in Madagascar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

17 March 09

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

17 March 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann on his recent trip to Syria, Finland, China, Bahrain, Switzerland and Iran as well as on current General Assembly issues.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]

16 March 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]

16 March 09

Special Event: Commemoration for the 21st anniversary of the massacre of Halabja.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 43 minutes ]

13 March 09

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

13 March 09

Special Event: Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations before the 21st Annual Lions Day with the United Nations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

12 March 09

DPI/NGO: NGO briefing on "Sports for Development".
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 55 minutes ]

12 March 09

Press Conference: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to brief on his recent travel.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 44 minutes ]

12 March 09

Press Conference: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to launch the latest World Water Development Report. Speakers include William Cosgrove, Content Coordinator, as well as Richard Connor, Molly Hellmuth, and Charles Vorosmarty, authors of the report.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 52 minutes ]

11 March 09

UN in action: Programme 1168-1172 - 5 video clips
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

11 March 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Hania Zlotnik, Director of the Population Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and Gerhard Heilig, Chief of the Estimates and Projection Section of the Population Division at DESA, to brief on the latest findings of the 2008 Revision of the World Population Prospects.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 9 minutes ]

10 March 09

Security Council: The situation in the Central African Republic (S/2009/128).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 28 minutes ]

10 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Coordinator of the Secretary-General for Lebanon, Mr Michael C. Williams, on the situation in Lebanon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

10 March 09

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

10 March 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 visit of the Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to Washington, non-proliferation and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

10 March 09

Security Council: Non-proliferation - Briefing by the Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 24 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 24 minutes ]

9 March 09

Special Event: United Nations University (UNU) will hold a Midday Forum on the theme “Blue "Helmettes": The Role of Women in UN Peacekeeping”.
[Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 14 minutes ]

9 March 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 and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 48 minutes ]

6 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Chargé d’affaires of the Permanent Mission of Libya, Mr. Ibrahim Dabbashi, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

6 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Catherine Bragg, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Assistant Secretary-General, on the humanitarian situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

6 March 09

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

6 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ] (English and French)

6 March 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 - 21 minutes ]

6 March 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 (UNFCCC), to brief on his recent meeting with high-level US officials on climate change.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 51 minutes ]

6 March 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Jorge Urbina, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, to brief on the Security Council’s upcoming mission to Haiti.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]

5 March 09

Special Event: Panel discussion on “Afghan women speak: Eight years later, challenges and hopes” (organized by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the United States Mission and the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 33 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 33 minutes ]

5 March 09

Special Event: Launch of the Secretary-General’s database on violence against women (organized by the Division for the Advancement of Women, Department of Economic and Social Affairs).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 17 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 17 minutes ]

  • Statement by Deputy Secretary-General Asha‑Rose Migiro
    [Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]
5 March 09

Press Conference: Rose Mukantabana, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Rwanda; Pia Cayetano, Member of the Senate of the Philippines; and Julie Ballington from the Inter-Parliamentary Union to present a report on “Annual statistics of women in politics: progress and setbacks”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 45 minutes ]

5 March 09

Press Conference: Rachel Mayanja, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women; Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict; Yakin Ertürk, UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women; William Lucy from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and Imrana Jalal from the Pacific Regional Rights Resource Team to brief on International Women's Day 2009 and the Secretary-General's "UNiTE to end violence against women" campaign.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

5 March 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Catherine Bragg, Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Assistant Secretary-General, on the humanitarian situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 26 minutes ]

5 March 09

Special Event: Commemoration of the International Women’s Day 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 53 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 53 minutes ]

5 March 09

Special Event: Opening of the UNIS/UN Conference on “Food Crisis: A Global Challenge”.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 14 minutes ]

4 March 09

Special Event: Side-Event at the 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women - UNIFEM "Caregiving in the Context of HIV/AIDS" [Programme].
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 57 minutes ]

4 March 09

Press Conference: Isatou Njie Saidy, Vice President of the Gambia; Litha Musiyimi-Ogana, Director of Women, Gender and Development at the African Union Commission; and Houda Mejri from the UN Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) African Centre for Gender and Social Development to discuss the need for a gender perspective in addressing the economic, food and climate change crises in Africa.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 41 minutes ]

4 March 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, Permanent Representative of Sudan, to brief on he International Criminal Court’s announcement regarding the Prosecution application for the issuance of a warrant of arrest against President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 48 minutes ]

4 March 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest: David Hutchinson (UN Office of Legal Affairs) joined the briefing.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 45 minutes ]

4 March 09

Press Conference: Khouloud Daibes, Palestinian Minister for Women Affairs, to brief on the situation of women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 32 minutes ]

4 March 09

Press Conference: Richard Dicker from Human Rights Watch; Niemat Ahmadi from Save Darfur Coalition; and Tanya Karansios from the Coalition for the International Criminal Court to brief on the International Criminal Court’s announcement regarding the Prosecution application for the issuance of a warrant of arrest against President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 58 minutes ]

3 March 09

Special Event: Side-Event at the 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women - “The Climate Change Negotiations — an Action Agenda”.
Sponsored by the International Alliance of Women and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA- members include the UNDP, UNEP, IUCN, Women’s Environment and Development Organization and more than 20 UN agencies and civil society organizations), the Heinrich Boell Foundation, the Center for Asia-Pacific Women in Politics and the Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN. [Programme] (pdf)
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 35 minutes ]

3 March 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi, Chargés d’affaires of the Permanent Mission of Libya and President of the Security Council for March, on the Council’s programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]

3 March 09

Special Event: 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women [Website] - Panel of experts: presentations and dialogue.
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”: implementation of strategic objectives and action in critical areas of concern and further actions and initiatives: the equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS. (E/CN.6/2009/2, E/CN.6/2009/3 and E/CN.6/2009/12)
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 56 minutes ]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 53 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 53 minutes ]

3 March 09

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

3 March 09

Security Council: The situation in Guinea-Bissau.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 5 minutes ]

3 March 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Chargés d’affaires of the Permanent Mission of Libya, Mr. Ibrahim Dabbashi, on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and informal comments to the Media on Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

3 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ] (French and English)

3 March 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Minister of Equality of Spain, Ms. Bibiana Aído Almagro on the 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

3 March 09

Press Conference: Patricia O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, on the recently established Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]

2 March 09

Special Event: Opening of the 53rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women.[Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 3 minutes ]

2 March 09

General Assembly: 76th and 77th plenary meetings
1. Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal (A/63/700).
2. Appointment of the judges of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal (A/63/701, A/63/701/Add.1).
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 27 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 27 minutes]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 20 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 20 minutes]

2 March 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.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 5 minutes ]

27 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

27 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

27 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. John Holmes, on the situation in Sri Lanka.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

27 February 09

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

27 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly Churkin, on the cooperation of the UN with the OSCE, the situation in Georgia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

27 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, H.E. Ms. Dora Bakoyannis, Foreign Minister of Greece.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

27 February 09

Security Council: Briefing by the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour ]

26 February 09

DPI/NGO: Communications Workshop on Volunteerism at the Crossroads in a Changing World.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 13 minutes ]

26 February 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 - 6 minutes ]

26 February 09

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

26 February 09

Security Council: The situation concerning Iraq. Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 1830 (2008) (S/2009/102).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 25 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language:2 hours and 25 minutes ]

26 February 09

Security Council: The situation in Timor-Leste. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (S/2009/72).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

26 February 09

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

26 February 09

Press Conference: U.N. Global Compact Office to brief on current anti-corruption efforts by its corporate participants. Speakers include Georg Kell, Executive Director of the U.N. Global Compact; Ntombifuthi Mtoba, Chair of the Board of Deloitte, South Africa; Jermyn Brooks, Director of Global Private Sector Programmes of Transparency International; and Eckart Sünner, Chief Compliance Officer of BASF AG.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]

25 February 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu on the situation in Somalia, and informal comments to the Media on the situation in Somalia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

25 February 09

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

24 February 09

Special Event: United Nations University (UNU) Lectures Series Emerging Thinking on Global Issues: "Explaining the Financial Crisis and What It Mean for the Future of Global Development", by Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz of Columbia University and 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics.
[Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 29 minutes ]

24 February 09

Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Mr. Carlos Castresana, head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala ( CICIG). He will discuss CICIG's achievements since it became operational early last year.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English (54 minutes)| Spanish (38 minutes) ]

23 February 09

Special Event: The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will convene a special Preparatory meeting for the 2009 High-level Segment on the theme of Philanthropy and Global Public Health. The meeting discuss and explore collaborative opportunities in advancing progress in maternal and girls' health and neglected tropical diseases. The aim is to share best practice and lessons learned and to build new innovative partnerships and alliances to address neglected and other diseases of the poor. Representatives of corporate and partnerships communities will announce major contributions in the child health and neglected tropical diseases. Remarks by the UN Secretary-General.
[Programme][Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 13 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 13 minutes ]

23 February 09

Press Conference: Press conference on the occasion of the UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) special meeting to discuss and explore collaborative opportunities in advancing progress in maternal and girls' health, and neglected tropical diseases. Speakers will include: Marianne Barner, Head of IKEA Social Initiative; Bernard Pecoul, Executive Director of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative; Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders; Kari Stoever, Managing Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases; and Nikhil Seth, Director of the Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes ]

23 February 09

Media Stakeout: Secretary-General of United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon speaks to the press following his meeting with the Group of Friends on Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

20 February 09

Press Conference: Press conference to commemorate the first World Day of Social Justice. Speakers include Mary Robinson, Founder and President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, Member of The Elders and former President of Ireland, Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University and author of "World Poverty and Human Rights", and Eric Falt, Director of the Outreach Division of the UNí»s Department of Public Information.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 48 minutes ]

20 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Myanmar, H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Gambari, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

20 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

20 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in Myanmar.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

20 February 09

General Assembly: 75th plenary meeting
1. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items: third report of the General Committee (A/63/250/Add.2)
2. Organization of work, adoption of the agenda and allocation of items; General debate: draft decision (A/63/L.65)
3. Appointment of members of the Committee on Conferences: Note by the Secretary-General (A/63/107)
4. Appointment of a member of the Joint Inspection Unit: Note by the President of the General Assembly (A/63/667)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 13 minutes]

19 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Negotiations Working Group on the reform of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Zahir Tanin, on the reform of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

19 February 09

Press Conference: Amb. Melvyn Levitsky, Member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) will present the main findings of the 2008 INCB Report.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour ]

19 February 09

Security Council: The situation in Timor-Leste. Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (S/2009/72).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 27 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language:3 hours and 27 minutes ]

19 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the reform of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

19 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Italy, H.E. Mr. Giulio Terzi, on the reform of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

19 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the sixty-third session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miguel D'Escoto Brockman, on the reform of the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

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

Special Event: Secretary-General to make remarks to Board Members of his Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

18 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

18 February 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 ]
18 February 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 - 10 minutes ]

18 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the 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, Mr. Robert H. Serry, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

18 February 09

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

17 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

17 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. John Holmes, on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

17 February 09

Security Council: The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]

17 February 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 32 minutes ]
17 February 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 - 11 minutes ]

17 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States, H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

17 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

13 February 09

Press Conference: John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on his recent trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 27 minutes ]

13 February 09

Press Conference: Christian Wenaweser, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein and President of the States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, to brief on the conclusion of the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]

13 February 09

Press Conference: General Assembly Spokesperson with Zahir Tanin, Permanent Representative of Afghanistan and Chair of the Intergovernmental Negotiations on the question of equitable representation and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Council, to brief on Security Council reform.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

13 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in Georgia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

13 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vitaly Churkin, on the situation in Georgia
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

13 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Georgia, H.E. Mr. Alexander Kaha Lomaia, on the situation in Georgia
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

13 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

13 February 09

Press Conference: Joaquín Antuña, President of Peace and Cooperation, and Elvira Sanchez Egual of the World Association of Childhood Educators, to launch the "Peace and Cooperation School Award 2009: Peace and the United Nations". [Press conference sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Spain.]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

13 February 09

Security Council: The situation in Georgia. Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Abkhazia, Georgia pursuant to Security Council resolution 1839 (2008) (S/2009/69).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]

12 February 09

Special Event: 2009 Compact Signing Ceremony. Secretary-General to sign UN senior managers' compacts for 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 29 minutes ]

12 February 09

Special Event: Panel discussion on "Exposing denial and benign neglect" (on the occasion of the launch of the UNODC global report on trafficking in persons) and Goodwill Ambassador appointment ceremony. [organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as part of the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT)].
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 4 minutes ]

12 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Somalia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

12 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. B. Lynn Pascoe and the Under-Secretary-General for Department of Field Support, Ms. Susana Malcorra, on the situation in Somalia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

12 February 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Antonio Maria Costa, Executive Director of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), to issue a Global Report on Human Trafficking.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 56 minutes ]
12 February 09

Special Event: The 5th Annual United Nations' Web4Dev conference - Innovation for Access

Web Governance
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 19 minutes ]

One UN Online
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 58 minutes ]

12 February 09

Press Conference: Richard Barrett, Coordinator of the Al-Qaida/Taliban Monitoring Team, to brief on the work of the Security Council's 1267 Committee (Al-Qaida/Taliban Sanctions Committee) and the Monitoring Team, including listing and de-listing practices.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 36 minutes ]

11 February 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu on the situation in Afghanistan, and informal comments to the Media on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

11 February 09

Special Event: The 5th Annual United Nations' Web4Dev conference - Innovation for Access

Open Content & Web Communication Strategy
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 38 minutes ]

11 February 09

Special Event: First Meeting of the 2009 session of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 42 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 42 minutes ]

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

Press Conference: Launch of the five-city V-Day 'Turning Pain to Power' tour, in support of UNICEF and V-Day's joint campaign to expose the devastating impact of rape on Congolese women. Speakers: Ann M. Veneman, UNICEF Executive Director; Eve Ensler, Playwright and Founder of V-Day; and Dr. Denis Mukwege, Director and Founder of Panzi General Referral Hospital and winner of The United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights for 2008.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 43 minutes ]

11 February 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Sylvie Lucas, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and Permanent Representative of Luxembourg, to brief on ECOSOC's work in 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 39 minutes ]
10 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Georgia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

10 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Georgia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

10 February 09

Press Conference: United Nations Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, to brief on his recent travel.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 57 minutes ]

10 February 09

Press Conference: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), launched its annual report "Attacks on the Press". Speakers: Joel Simon, CPJ Executive Director, Paul Steiger, CPJ Board Chairman, and Carl Bernstein, journalist. This press conference is sponsored by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). [CPJ Report website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 41 minutes ]

9 February 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 ]

9 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 11 minutes ]

9 February 09

Special Event: "Full of promise: how the United Nations monitoring and reporting mechanism can better protect children". (Organized by Save the Children and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of France and the United Kingdom)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 19 minutes ]

9 February 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: Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Radhika Coomaraswamy briefs on her recent visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territory and southern Israel and John Ging, Director of the Operations in Gaza for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza via video conference link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 14 minutes ]
9 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Sierra Leone and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

9 February 09

Security Council: The situation in Sierra Leone (S/2009/59)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language:2 hours and 5 minutes ]

9 February 09

Special Event: Opening of the Fifth General Meeting between CARICOM and the United Nations system.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]

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

5 February 09

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

5 February 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

5 February 09

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

5 February 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Ging, Director of the Operations in Gaza for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza via video conference link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour ]
5 February 09

DPI/NGO: NGO briefing on "Sustainable Peace through Reconciliation" in Honor of the International Year of Reconciliation 2009.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 8 minutes ]

5 February 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the Sudan (S/2009/61)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 19 minutes ]

4 February 09

Press Conference: Wim Kok, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands; Ambassador Kirsti Lintonen, Permanent Representative of Finland; Elsa Stamatopoulou from DESA's Division for Social Policy and Development; and Bience Gawanas, Commissioner for Social Affairs at the African Union, discuss social integration, the theme of the current Commission on Social Development session.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 33 minutes ]

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

Press Conference: Ambassador Yukio Takasu, Permanent Representative of Japan, will brief, in his capacity as the President of the Security Council for February, on the Council's programme of work for the month.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 46 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States, H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, on the situation in Sudan and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

3 February 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu on the situation in Somalia and the situation in Iraq, and informal comments to the Media on the situation in Iraq and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ]

3 February 09

Press Conference: Mr. Staffan de Mistura, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, to brief on the Iraqi elections by via video conference. [UNAMI Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]

2 February 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Michael Adlerstein, Executive Director of the Capital Master Plan, who will provide an update on the status of renovations at U.N. headquarters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 59 minutes ]
2 February 09

Press Conference: Stephen Rapp, Chief Prosecutor for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, on the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

30 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Ging, Director of the Operations in Gaza for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza via video conference link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 6 minutes ]
29 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert on maintenance of international peace and security.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ]

29 January 09

DPI/NGO: NGO Briefing on "The Sephardic Jews in Greece: The Untold Story" in Observance of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust (27 January).
[Programme][Website]
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 35 minutes ]

29 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Daly Belgasmi, the World Food Programme's (WFP) Regional Director for Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes ]
28 January 09

Press Conference: The Institute for Global Policy to launch a global civil society coalition for the Responsibility to Protect. Speakers include Thelma Ekiyor from West African Civil Society Institute; Augusto Miclat from Initiatives for International Dialogue; and Andres Serbin from Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 38 minutes ]

28 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of France, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on the situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo and the situation in Sudan.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

28 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, H.E. Mr. Edmond Mulet, on the situation in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

28 January 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 ]
27 January 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 - 22 minutes ]

27 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. John Holmes, and the Commissioner-General of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Ms. Karen AbuZayd on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 20 minutes ]

27 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 26 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 26 minutes ]

27 January 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d'Ivoire. Nineteenth progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (S/2009/21).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 minutes ]

27 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) to brief on U.S. President Barack Obama's intention to restore U.S. financial support for UNFPA.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 33 minutes ]
27 January 09

Special Event: On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust a Memorial ceremony.
(Website)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 52 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 52 minutes ]

27 January 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Pablo Solon, Deputy Permanent Representative of Bolivia, to discuss the recent referendum on the new Constitution of Bolivia.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Spanish: 23 minutes ]

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

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States, H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, following the presentation of her credentials.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

23 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations following the meeting of the Security Council on UN peacekeeping operations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

23 January 09

Security Council: United Nations peacekeeping operations.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 hours and 36 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 hours and 36 minutes ]

23 January 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process (S/2009/1).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]

23 January 09

Special Event: Group of 77 (ceremonial meeting to mark the formal handover of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 from Antigua and Barbuda to the Republic of the Sudan).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 5 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 5 minutes ]

23 January 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: John Ging, Director of the Operations in Gaza for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza via video conference link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 20 minutes ]
22 January 09

Press Conference: Robert Orr, Assistant-Secretary-General for Policy Planning, Sandro Calvani, Director of the U.N. Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute and Kerry Kennedy, Founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, will brief on the Institute's conference on "Innovative Policies to Advance Security Governance"
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 39 minutes ]

22 January 09

DPI/NGO: NGO Briefing on Issue of the Moment: The Changing Face of Race.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 3 minutes ]

22 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 26 minutes ]
21 January 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 - 17 minutes ]

21 January 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

21 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, H.E. Mr. B. Lynn Pascoe, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 17 minutes ]

21 January 09

Security Council: Peace consolidation in West Africa - Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Office for West Africa (S/2009/39)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 10 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 10 minutes ]

21 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 23 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 23 minutes ]

21 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

21 January 09

Press Conference: Under-Secretary-General for Public Information Kiyotaka Akasaka; Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the U.N. Office for Partnerships; and French filmmaker Romuald Sciora on tonight’s world premiere of “Planet UN”, a documentary highlighting the challenges faced by the UN in the 21st century.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 35 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - French: 35 minutes ]

21 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 50 minutes ]
21 January 09

Security Council: The situation in Côte d'Ivoire (S/2009/21).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 20 minutes ]

20 January 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: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 46 minutes ]
19 January 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: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 54 minutes ]
16 January 09

Press Conference: David Nabarro, coordinator of the Secretary-General's High Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, on the upcoming High Level Meeting on Food Security for All (Madrid, Spain, 26-27 January 2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ]

16 January 09

Media Stakeout: Press statement by the President of the Security Council and Deputy Permanent Representative of France, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, on the Lord's Resistance Army.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

16 January 09

General Assembly: Tenth emergency special session, 34th and 35th plenary meeting - llegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (resumed) - List of speakers (pdf)
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: 6 hours and 32 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 6 hours and 32 minutes]

16 January 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: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 6 minutes ]
16 January 09

Security Council: Report of the Secretary-General on the request of Nepal for United Nations assistance in support of its peace process (S/2009/1).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 40 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 40 minutes ]

16 January 09

Security Council: The situation in Somalia (S/2008/804).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 51 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 51 minutes ]

16 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Mr. Zalmay Khalilzad, on the situation in Somalia and other matters.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 16 minutes ]

15 January 09

Special Event: The first in the series of Briefings: "May I Ask a Question Mr. President" focussing on the work of the 63rd General Assembly and its priorities of importance to the DPI/NGO community.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 55 minutes ]

15 January 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 - 49 seconds ]

15 January 09

General Assembly: Tenth emergency special session, 32nd and 33rd plenary meetings - llegal Israeli actions in Occupied East Jerusalem and the rest of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (resumed) - List of speakers (pdf)
Morning Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 26 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 26 minutes]
Afternoon Meeting:
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 50 minutes]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 50 minutes]

15 January 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: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 15 minutes ]
15 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Great Lakes region. Briefing by Mr. Olusengun Obasanjo, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General on the Great Lakes region.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 20 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 20 minutes ]

15 January 09

2008 Year in Review: 2008 - a year when the meltdown of the world's financial markets sent shockwaves around the globe. The United Nations faced considerable challenges during a year of new and ongoing conflicts. At the same time, an unprecedented number of peacekeepers served in missions around the world and the fight against hunger and poverty continue.
[ Webcast: Archived Video - English: 11 minutes ] [ Script ]
[ Webcast: Archived Video - French: 11 minutes ] [ Script ]
[ Webcast: Archived Video - Spanish: 11 minutes ] [ Script ]

14 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator following the Security Council meeting on the question of the protection of civilians in armed conflict.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

14 January 09

Security Council:
Morning meetings:
1. The situation in Chad, the Central African Republic and the subregion (S/2008/760 and Add.1)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]
2. Peace and security in Africa (S/2008/602)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 4 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 4 minutes ]
3. Protection of civilians in armed conflict (1st part)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 47 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 47 minutes ]
Afternoon meeting:
1. Protection of civilians in armed conflict (2d part)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 50 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 50 minutes ]

14 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Mark T. Kimmitt, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs and chair of the Contact Group on Somali Piracy after the inaugural meeting.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ]

14 January 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 Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 2 minutes ]
13 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 9 minutes ]
13 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 10 minutes ] (English and French)

13 January 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 - 20 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

12 January 09

Press Conference: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General to hold his first press conference of the year.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - French: 30 minutes ]

12 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guests at noon: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 55 minutes ]
12 January 09

Conferences: Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland) - Ninth special session on "The grave violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza Strip".
[Website][ Archived Videos ]

9 January 09

Conferences: Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland) - Ninth special session on "The grave violations of Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including the recent aggression of the occupied Gaza Strip".
[Website][ Archived Videos ]

9 January 09

Press Conference: Ambassador Yukio Takasu, Permanent Representative of Japan, to brief on Japan's current membership at the Security Council.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 56 minutes ]

9 January 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: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 3 minutes ]
8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ] (English and Japanese)

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Riyad al-Malki, Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ali Babacan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Prince Saud Al-Faisal and by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr. Amr Moussa, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 6 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ] (Arabic)

8 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Prince Saud Al-Faisal and by H.E. Mr. David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Morocco, H.E. Mr. Fassi Fihri, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr. Amr Moussa, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

8 January 09

Press Conference: General Assembly President Miguel d'Escoto Brockman to brief on the situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 30 minutes ]

8 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: John Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for U.N. Refugee and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) via video conference link from Gaza, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour and 10 minutes ]
8 January 09

Security Council: Briefing by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 2 hours and 34 minutes ]

8 January 09

Press Conference: Hussein Rashid from Hofstra University; Haroon Moghul from the Islamic Center at New York University; Darya Shaikh from PeaceWorks Foundation; Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur, creator of Malaria No More's faith-based programs; and Rushda Majeed from Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow, to brief on the objectives of the upcoming 2009 Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow Doha Conference (16-18 January 2009).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 25 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Riyad al-Malki, Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr. Amr Moussa, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

8 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ]

7 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

7 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

7 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States, H.E. Mr. Zalmay Khalilzad, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

7 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ] (French and English)

7 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mrs. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 minutes ]

7 January 09 Daily Noon Press Briefing: By the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Guest at noon: Robert Serry, U.N. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 hour]
7 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question (Continued).
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 40 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 1 hour and 40 minutes ]

7 January 09

Press Conference: Yazdan Al Amawi, team leader, Care’s West Bank and Gaza program, Allyn Dhynes, communications manager, World Vision International, Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director, Human Rights Watch, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Gaza.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 50 minutes ]

6 January 09

Security Council: The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 hours and 39 minutes ]
[Webcast: Archived Video - Original Language: 3 hours and 39 minutes ]

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 4 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Abderrahmane Mohamad Chalgan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Libya, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

6 January 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 ]

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner, Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ] (French and English)

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Saeb Erekat, Chief Palestinian Negotiator, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 12 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. David Miliband, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ali Babacan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkey, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

6 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Riyad al-Malki, Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

6 January 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]
6 January 09

Press Conference: John Ging, UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) Director of Operations, to provide an update on the humanitarian situation in Gaza via video-link.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 38 minutes ]

6 January 09

Special Event: Climate Change and Technology Transfer: the Role of Publicly Funded Technologies. Briefing by Ambassador Mr. Rae Kwon Chung, Climate Change Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General/DESA will chair the meeting. (Background Paper)
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 1 hour and 29 minutes ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Japan, H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 5 minutes ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United States of America, H.E. Mr. Zalmay Khalilzad, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 1 minute ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr. Amr Moussa, during the meeting of the Arab Foreign Ministers Committee on Palestine.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 15 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

5 January 09

Special Event: Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the opening of the meeting of the Arab Foreign Ministers Committee on Palestine.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 3 minutes ]

5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Mr. Amr Moussa, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

5 January 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 Ging, Director of Operations in Gaza for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East via videoconference link from Gaza; and John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, to brief on the humanitarian situation in Gaza
[Webcast: Archived Video - 53 minutes]
5 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by Mr. Riyad al-Malki, Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 30 minutes ] (Arabic and English)

3 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of Sudan, H.E. Mr. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem Mohamad, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 3 minutes ]

3 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question by:

  • Permanent Representative of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, H.E. Mr. Giadalla A. Ettalhi
  • Permanent Observer of Palestine, H.E. Mr. Riyad Mansour
  • Permanent Representative of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Maged A. Abdelaziz
  • Permanent Representative of Morocco, H.E. Mr. Mohammed Loulichki

[Webcast: Archived Video - 28 minutes ] (English and Arabic)

3 January 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 the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 8 minutes ]

3 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, H.E. Sir John Sawers, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

3 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by the President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of France, H.E. Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 9 minutes ]

3 January 09

Media Stakeout: Informal comments to the Media by H.E. Mr. Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, President of the 63rd session of the General Assembly on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.
[Webcast: Archived Video - 7 minutes ]

3 January 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 ] (English and Arabic)

2 January 09

Press Conference: Robert Serry, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process will provide an update on the situation in Gaza via videoconference link from Jerusalem.
[Webcast: Archived Video - English: 28 minutes ]

 

 
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