New York

13 February 2014

Note to correspondents - UN Headquarters is open on Thursday, 13 February

The United Nations headquarters complex in New York will open today, Thursday, 13 February 2014.

All staff are expected to report for duty. If weather disrupts normal commuting patterns, staff members should inform their managers accordingly. Managers should exercise flexibility and understanding in these circumstances, with respect to approval of telecommuting where possible or unscheduled annual leave.

Emergency information and updates can be obtained on the United Nations Headquarters Emergency Information website at  In addition, a hotline number for updates during weather emergencies or other urgent situations can be accessed by calling 1 (212) 963-9800 or U.S. toll-free: (888) 986-8732.