Press releases

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gérard Araud (France)

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gérard Araud (France)

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the coordinated terrorist attacks on 14 and 15 August 2012 in various parts of Afghanistan, causing numerous de....more
General Assembly President expresses sympathy for Iran’s earthquake victims

General Assembly President expresses sympathy for Iran’s earthquake victims

The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today expressed his deep sympathy with the Government of Iran for the loss of hundreds of lives and the destructi....more
UN official expresses concern over incidents on Lebanon-Syria border

UN official expresses concern over incidents on Lebanon-Syria border

In a meeting with Lebanon’s Prime Minister, a United Nations senior official today expressed concern over the over recent incidents along the country’s borders with Syria, and emph....more
Invitation: Press Conference Screening of the UNFPA Country Office for Egypt’s documentary and Press Conference In the context of the World Population Day 2012 Cairo, 11 July 2012

Invitation: Press Conference Screening of the UNFPA Country Office for Egypt’s documentary and Press Conference In the context of the World Population Day 2012 Cairo, 11 July 2012

Each year, the World Population Day (WPD) focuses attention on the importance of population and reproductive health issues, particularly in the context of overall development, and ....more
International pressure needed to prevent further escalation of violence in Syria – Ban

International pressure needed to prevent further escalation of violence in Syria – Ban

“The situation has deteriorated significantly, and has become more militarized. Appalling violations of human rights continue to take place. The killings and violence seem to have ....more
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