Tag Archives: SecurityCouncil

Secretary-General Calls for Greater Security Council Focus on Emerging Situations, Systematic Pursuit of Conflict Prevention as Sound Investment in Future

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council open debate on “Addressing Complex Contemporary Challenges to International Peace and Security”, in New York today:

I thank Japan for using its presidency of …

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – December 19, 2017

3:25 p.m. EST

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody.


MS NAUERT: How are you?


MS NAUERT: Hi. How have you been?

QUESTION: I’ve been good.

MS NAUERT: It’s been a while. Nice to …

Press Releases: Remarks With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Press Availability

FOREIGN MINISTER FREELAND: Okay. Hi, everybody. Great to see everyone here. Before I begin, I’d like to extend Canada’s thoughts and condolences to our American guests in light of the terrible train derailment in Washington …

UN Daily News Programme 19 December 2017

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Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Bronwen Cowley.

In today’s programme: The Security Council extends life-saving humanitarian aid to …

Hague Tribunal offers lessons in the power and the limits of war crimes justice

The Hague Tribunal, the first UN war crimes court, closes its doors at the end of December after quarter of a century in operation, but there are doubts about the future of international war crimes …