United Nations – Secretary General, Security Council, General Assembly [to 29 August 2015]

United Nations – Secretary General, Security Council, General Assembly  [to 29 August 2015]

Selected Press Releases/Meetings Coverage
28 August 2015
Lamenting Recent Migrant, Refugee Deaths, Secretary-General Appeals to Governments for Bolstered Efforts Ahead of Global Meeting at UN Headquarters

28 August 2015
Amid Growing Use of Enforced Disappearances by Non-State Actors, Secretary-General Urges Prompt Action in Message on International Day Commemorating Victims
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, observed on 30 August

28 August 2015
Security Council, in Statement, Welcomes Peace Accord Signing by South Sudan’s President, Affirming Readiness to Ensure Full Compliance
Welcoming the 26 August signature by South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on the agreement to resolve the conflict in that country, as well as earlier signatures by other parties, the Security Council this afternoon confirmed its intention to move swiftly to update the mandate of the United Nations Mission there, known as UNMISS, to support implementation of key tasks in the accord.

27 August 2015
Secretary-General, Deeply Disturbed by Ongoing Reports of Chemical Weapons Use in Syria, Recalls Security Council Text Stating This Will Not Be Tolerated

27 August 2015
Amid Ongoing Devastation, Syria’s Warring Parties Must Allow Humanitarian Access to All ‘Wherever They May Be Located’, Top Aid Official Tells Security Council
The more than four-year-long conflict in Syria was characterized by a “callous disregard for human life” that “seemingly knows no bounds”, the top United Nations humanitarian official told the Security Council today.

24 August 2015
Secretary-General Condemns Terror Acts by Da’esh against Syrian Civilians, Heritage, Outraged by Brutal Murder of Retired Chief Archaeologist