Meetings Coverage

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

18 January 2019

Without International Support in Libya, Spoilers Will Sabotage Political Process, Disrupt Fragile Economic Reforms, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Without the international community’s support in Libya, spoilers will sabotage the political process and unravel the fragile and easily reversible progress made amid an already grim backdrop of...

17 January 2019

Head of Sudan Sanctions Committee Briefs Security Council as Delegates Debate Criteria for Lifting 13-Year-Old Measures, Ongoing Sexual Violence

Speakers in the Security Council today debated the future of sanctions imposed on Sudan more than 13 years ago, as the 15-nation body took up the latest report of the Panel of Experts appointed to...

16 January 2019

Amid Continuing Violence, Efforts to Implement Mali Peace Agreement Must Be Intensified, Assistant Secretary-General Tells Security Council

While violence continues to exacerbate the crisis in and beyond Mali, greater efforts must be made to address resilience, governance and development deficits in the Sahel region, with all parties to...

16 January 2019

Adopting Resolution 2452 (2019), Security Council Establishes Special Political Mission to Support Ceasefire between Yemen’s Government, Houthi Militia

The Security Council today decided to establish a special political mission to support implementation of the ceasefire agreement reached in Stockholm on 13 December 2018 between the Government of...

15 January 2019

General Assembly Elects Mustapha El Baaj to Roster of Residual Mechanism, Adopts Text Commemorating Labour Organization’s 100th Anniversary

The General Assembly today elected Mustapha El Baaj (Morocco) to the roster of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals for a term until 30 June 2020, selecting him from a list of...

11 January 2019

Amid Disputes over Early Results in Congolese Elections, Parties Must Pursue Country’s First Peaceful Transfer of Power, Security Council Told

Despite varied disputes over preliminary voting results in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, all stakeholders must remain steadfast in pursuing peace ahead of the nation’s first‑ever democratic...

Press Releases

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

20 January 2019

Security Council Press Statement on Attack against Peacekeepers’ Camp in Mali

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

20 January 2019

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack Against Camp of United Nations Peacekeepers in Mali

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

19 January 2019

Secretary-General Saddened by Deadly Gas Pipeline Explosion in Mexico

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

18 January 2019

Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Bogotá, Colombia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

18 January 2019

Members of the 1518 Sanctions Committee Meet with Iraqi Delegation

On 9 January 2019, the members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) met with Hazim Al-Yousifi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq, and Mohammed Ali...

18 January 2019

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Car Bombing at Police Academy in Colombia

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