Sunday 23 June 

Monday 24 June

  • UN Ebola Emergency Response Coordinator David Gressly visits Washington
  • The Security Council meets in closed consultations on the Middle East.
  • The Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit, Luis Alfonso de Alba will discuss the upcoming Climate Meeting in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July at at UNHQ’s Noon Briefing.

Tuesday 25 June

  • Day of the Seafarer
  • The Security Council meets on UNMISS and on the humanitarian situation in Syria.
  • UN Women launches its flagship report, “Progress of the World’s Women 2019: Families in a Changing World.”

Wednesday 26 June

Thursday 27 June

  • Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day and DESA hosts an event focused unlocking their potential in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • The Security Council is expected to adopt resolutions on MINUSMA and UNAMID, followed by a briefing on the political situation in Syria.
  • The UN General Assembly holds a plenary meeting on the responsibility to protect and the prevention of genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, followed by a briefing by UNGA President María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés.
  • The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (1373) holds an open briefing on protecting “soft” targets through local engagement and public-private partnerships.

Friday 28 June

  • The G-20 Summit begins in Osaka, Japan
  • Chairpersons of UN human rights treaty bodies brief reporters at UNHQ; UN OHCHR hosts the briefing.
  • Frank Laczko, the IOM’s Director of the Global Migration Data Analysis Center briefs reporters at UNHQ’s Noon Briefing on the launch of a new report, “Fatal Journeys.”


In case you missed it last week: 

  • Week in Review (video)
  • The Security Council focused on UN Peacekeeping operations,Yemen, the Middle East, the International Criminal Court’s work on Sudan, MINUSCA, UNAMA, UNDOF, .
  • Reports included World Population Prospects 2019; UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report on Forced Displacement


For more information: 

UN Spokesperson: http://www.un.org/sg/en/spokesperson