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Meetings Coverage

高德平台网页版Summaries of official meetings and events at UN Headquarters and overseas conferences.

12 March 2020

Concluding Annual Session, Special Peacekeeping Operations Committee Approves Draft Report Outlining Proposals, Conclusions on Range of Substantive Items

Concluding its work today, the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations approved, as orally revised, the draft report of its 2020 substantive session (document A/AC.121/2020/L.3).

12 March 2020

Escalating Violence Threatens Quest for Political Resolution of Conflict in Yemen, Senior Officials Warn Security Council

高德平台网页版The recent escalation of violence in Yemen is jeopardizing the quest for a political solution to the conflict in that country and inflicting significant harm on civilians, senior United Nations...

12 March 2020

Security Council Renews Mandate of United Nations Mission in South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2514 (2020)

高德平台网页版The Security Council decided to renew the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today amid encouraging developments in that country’s peace process, including the beginning of...

11 March 2020

Security Council Issues Presidential Statement Calling for Greater Efforts to Help Africa Fight Terrorism, as Delegates Denounce ‘Insufficient’ Current Approaches

高德平台网页版Terrorism and violent extremism pose a significant and growing threat to peace and security in Africa and the international community must redouble its efforts to strengthen the continent’s ability...

11 March 2020

Speakers Seek More Details on Improving Staff Performance, Organizational Culture, as Fifth Committee Reviews Roll-Out of Accountability Framework across Secretariat

Speakers praised and called for more details about the roll-out of a new framework for assigning senior managers greater authority to make decisions and hold their staff accountable for results, as...

11 March 2020

General Assembly Postpones Fourth Session of Intergovernmental Conference to Draft Marine Biodiversity Treaty in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

The General Assembly today decided to postpone the fourth session of the intergovernmental conference to draft a new global instrument on biodiversity in ocean areas beyond national jurisdiction,...

10 March 2020

Security Council Welcomes Significant Steps towards Ending War in Afghanistan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2513 (2020)

The Security Council welcomed the significant steps taken towards ending the war in Afghanistan and opening the door to intra-Afghan negotiations enabled by the recent peace agreement signed by the...

9 March 2020

Examining Audit, Oversight Committee Functions, Fifth Committee Considers Value of Cloud Computing amid Rapid Changes in United Nations Work Environment

高德平台网页版The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today examined how audit and oversight bodies are functioning across the United Nations organizations, while also weighing the benefits and risks of...

Press Releases

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

13 March 2020

Concerned about Continuing Tensions in Guyana, Secretary-General Urges Political Leaders to Resolve Post-Election Disputes Peacefully

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

13 March 2020

New Permanent Representative of United Republic of Tanzania Presents Credentials

高德平台网页版The new Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania to the United Nations, Kennedy Godfrey Gastorn, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

12 March 2020

Security Council 2374 Committee concerning Mali Considers Expert Panel’s Midterm Report

On 12 February 2020, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali held informal consultations to consider the midterm report of the Panel of Experts...

12 March 2020

Steps to End Carnage, Pave Way for Permanent Ceasefire in Syria Must Be Realized, Secretary-General Stresses as Conflict Enters Tenth Year

高德平台网页版Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ statement on Syria, in New York today:

12 March 2020

Security Council Press Statement on Sudan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Wu Haitao (China):

11 March 2020

We Cannot Let Fear Go Viral in Fight against COVID 19, says Secretary-General, Stressing importance of Moving Forward ‘With Resolve and Without Stigma’

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on COVID 19, in New York today:

11 March 2020

Secretary-General Designates Stephanie Turco Williams of United States Acting Special Representative, Head of United Nations Support Mission in Libya

高德平台网页版United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the designation of Stephanie Turco Williams of the United States as his Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations...

9 March 2020

Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Attack on Prime Minister of Sudan

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