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Presidency of the Security Council in February 2015: China

GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sixty-ninth session, 79t plenary meeting, on 2 February at 10:00 in the General Assembly Hall.

United Nations Commission on International Trade Law - the Working Group will hold its sixty-second session from  2 to 6 February 2015, in Conference Room 2. The first meeting will take place on Monday, 2 February 2015, from 10:30 to 13:00.

Ad Hoc Committee on Sovereign Debt Restructuring Processes - The first working session of the Ad Hoc Committee on Sovereign Debt Restructuring Processes, will be held from 3 to 5 February 2015, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
The joint meeting of the Executive Boards of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, WFP and UN-Women will take place on 2 February 2015, from 09:30 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00, in Conference Room 3.

Youth Forum - Economic and Social Council will hold a Youth Forum on the theme “Youth engagement in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals: What will it take?” on 2 and 3 February 2015, from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00, in Conference Room 4.

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The Security Council in numbers: Record meetings in 2014

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 13:00

Global | DPA

The world has just come through a year of discord, disease and disruption, the Secretary-General said in his December press conference – a sentiment reflected in the latest figures from the Department of Political Affairs which show the Security Council held 263 meetings in 2014, an increase of 36 per cent over the previous year.

UNMUM: A collaboration between UN and Member States

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 13:00

DPKO | Office of Military Affairs

DPKO-DFS in collaboration with 40 Member States and field missions are developing 11 United Nations military manuals to standardize military contributions to peacekeeping operations. The project, called United Nations Military Units Manuals (UNMUM), kick-started officially in November 2013 by the Office of Military Affairs.

UN70 – a ‘ReBirth’ in Geneva

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 17:30

Geneva | UNOG

Plans for a monumental sculpture called “The ReBirth” to celebrate the United Nations’ 70th anniversary have been unveiled in Geneva. Designed by world-renowned Italian artist Maestro Michelangelo Pistoletto, the sculpture will be located in Ariana Park and inaugurated on UN Day next year - 24 October 2015 – during an Open Day at the Palais des Nations.

DPKO continues successful Rule of Law training programme

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 17:30

Tanzania | DPKO

DPKO has successfully concluded on 1 November a Rule of Law training programme for Judicial Affairs officers in peacekeeping operations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The 6-day training focused on strategies to assist national actors to strengthen rule of law in the immediate aftermath of conflict through early peacebuilding initiatives.

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