Meetings Coverage

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

22 June 2018

General Assembly Adopts Texts Urging Troop Withdraw from Republic of Moldova, Strengthening Cooperation in Central Asia

The General Assembly today adopted two resolutions, the first of which urged the Russian Federation to unconditionally withdraw its troops and armaments without delay from the territory of the...

22 June 2018

Special Committee on Decolonization Approves 22 Draft Resolutions, Decisions as It Concludes Two-Week Session

The Special Committee on Decolonization concluded its 2018 substantive session today, having approved a total of 22 draft resolutions and decisions on lingering self‑determination questions in Non‑...

22 June 2018

General Assembly, Security Council Elect Judge to International Court of Justice

The General Assembly, meeting concurrently with the Security Council today, elected Yuji Iwasawa (Japan) to the International Court of Justice until 5 February 2021.

22 June 2018

Security Council Elects Judge to International Court of Justice

The Security Council today, meeting independently from but concurrently with the General Assembly, elected Yuji Iwasawa (Japan) to the International Court of Justice for a nine‑year term, beginning...

21 June 2018

Special Committee Approves 10 Draft Resolutions, Including 1 Reiterating Need for Peaceful Talks to Resolve Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Question

The Special Committee on Decolonization approved a draft resolution today reiterating that a peaceful and negotiated settlement of the sovereignty dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom was...

21 June 2018

Concluding Segment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Text on Strengthening Coordination of Emergency Humanitarian Assistance

Concluding its humanitarian affairs segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution on improving emergency response, stressing that the United Nations could better coordinate the...

Press Releases

Press releases from the main United Nations bodies, as well as offices and departments of the Secretariat.

22 June 2018

Palestinian Rights Committee to Convene International Conference on Question of Jerusalem in Rabat, Morocco, 26-28 June

The Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly, will convene, with the support of the Organization of Islamic...

21 June 2018

Secretary-General Welcomes Steps by Ethiopia, Eritrea to Normalize Relations

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

20 June 2018

Harness Spirit of Cooperation in Using Space Science, Technology to Advance Sustainable Development, Secretary-General Tells UNISPACE+50 Event

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the UNISPACE+50 high‑level segment being held in Vienna from 20‑21 June:

19 June 2018

Secretary-General Urges Solidarity, Compassion, Action, in Message for World Refugee Day

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Refugee Day, observed on 20 June:

19 June 2018

Set Ambitious Targets in Reducing Greenhouse‑Gas Emissions, Secretary-General Tells International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Congress

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) World Congress, held in Montreal from 19 to 22 ...

18 June 2018

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Nangarhar, Afghanistan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation):