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Meetings Coverage

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

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29 July 2016

Adopting Resolution 2303 (2016), Security Council Requests Secretary-General Establish Police Component in Burundi to Monitor Security Situation

Expressing concern about continuing violence and a persistent political impasse in Burundi, the Security Council requested today that the Secretary-General establish a police officers component in...

29 July 2016

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2302 (2016), Security Council Authorizes Extension of United Nations Mission in South Sudan Mandate

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 12 August, determining that the situation in that country constituted a threat to...

29 July 2016

General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Follow-up to, Review of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in Consensus Action

The General Assembly decided today that the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development — mandated to coordinate the follow-up to and review of global sustainable development commitments —...

Press Releases

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

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2 August 2016

New Permanent Observer of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Presents Letter of Appointment

The new Permanent Observer for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to the United Nations, Marcos Bonturi, presented his letter of appointment to UN Secretary-General Ban...

2 August 2016

New Permanent Representative of Czech Republic Presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, Marie Chatardová, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.

1 August 2016

New Global Survey Shows E-Government Emerging as Powerful Tool for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

The United Kingdom, followed by Australia and the Republic of Korea, lead the world in providing Government services and information through the Internet, according to a new survey released today by...

Press Conferences

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Transcripts and summaries of press conferences by United Nations officials and Member State delegations.

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1 August 2016

Press Conference by President of Security Council on Work Programme for August

The Security Council would focus on Africa, the Middle East and a number of thematic issues, said Ramlan Bin Ibrahim (Malaysia), its President for the month of August, at a Headquarters press...

1 July 2016

Press Conference by President of Security Council on Work Programme for July

The Security Council would focus on Africa and peacebuilding, the Middle East, working methods and selection of the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, Koro Bessho (Japan), its President...

1 June 2016

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June

Peacekeeping reform would be among the top priorities of the Security Council’s work in June, François Delattre (France), its President for that month, said at a Headquarters press conference today.