UN Produced News

For news from across UN system, visit UN News in the six languages (EnglishFrenchArabicChineseRussianSpanish), as well as Portuguese and Kiswahili.

  • Follow UN News in English and French on Twitter and Facebook, subscribe to feeds, get the app, or sign up for emails on topics of interest. 
  • UN News podcasts and news agency style snippets can be subscribed to by RSS. Audio broadcasts are in six languages, plus Portuguese and Kiswahili.

The daily briefing of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General is online. Find the full text of the Secretary-General's statements and press conferences.

The Web Governance page lays out guidelines for creating UN websites that are accessible and multilingual.

UN Information Centres around the world report on their outreach activities on UNIC websites and social media.


UN Photo

Follow the news in pictures with UN Photo. UN photographers capture the work of the Organization at UN duty stations and the field.

See their flickrTwitter and Facebook pages.


UN Web TV broadcasts live press conferences, the daily briefing, and official meetings.

Follow on YouTube or Twitter.


Conferences and Meetings

Check the Calendar of Conferences and Meetings for the scheduled dates and venues of conferences and meetings.

The Journal of the United Nations has information on daily and forthcoming meetings, daily lists of documents, signatures and ratifications, press conferences, and more in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish


Press Releases and Meetings Coverage

Coverage of the Security Council, General Assembly and other main bodies is available in English and French


UN Official Meeting Records

The main UN accounts are listed on un.org under the UN on Social Media.  

iSeek has a page with social media guidelines for staff and account holders.



The iSeek Team manages the main internal communications for the UN Secretariat UN Intranet-iSeek and the current site Delegate, which features stories and announcements published in iSeek, some of which are selected to inform Member States Delegates on UN activities and events ocurring in New York and around the globe. 

To submit content for Delegate, write to iseek@un.org.


Media and Press Coverage of International News

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library in New York provides access to major newspapers from around the world through its subscription-based electronic resources.  

Learn more about how to subscribe to alerts for news through the Library.

Secretariat staff at other UN duty stations should contact their closest library to see what resources are available to them.


Third-Party News, Intelligence Reports and Encyclopedias

Secretariat staff at UN duty stations should contact their closest library to see what resources are available to them. 

For example, in New York, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library offers access to a wealth of databases and other online resources from its Electronic Resources page. 

Secretariat staff can contact the Library Reference Desk for consultation regarding research and documentation queries by phone: 212-963-3000 or by email: Library-ny@un.org.  

Ask DAG also has answers to many questions Secretariat staff may have about resources.