The Philippines as Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for this year, led by Ambassador Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr., organized the ASEAN Family Day which was held on 19 September 2017 in Astoria Park, New York. The Permanent Representatives of 10 ASEAN Member States to the United Nations of Brunei, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam, its officers and staff and their families actively participated the event.
23 November 2016, New York City- Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations
in New York Lourdes 0. Yparraguirre underscored the empowerment of local
communities and public-private partnership as critical elements in the Philippines' national
strategy to protect critical infrastructure against terrorist attacks.
In a statement delivered at the Arria-formula meeting convened by the government
of Ukraine at the United Nations headquarters on 21 November, Ambassador
New York, 25 January 2017 --The Philippine peace process took center stage at separate highlevel
meetings at the United Nations on January 23 and 24 in New York.
Presidential Adviser for the Peace Process Secretary Jesus G. Dureza addressed the
General Assembly at the High-Level Dialogue on "Building Sustainable Peace for all: Synergies
between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace" in the morning of
The Secretary of Foreign Affairs conveyed the Philippine Government’s appreciation to the United Nations for the expressions of sympathy and solidarity from the international community.
21 April 2016, New York – The Philippines has started steps to implement its own Development Agenda vis-à-vis the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
NEW YORK, 09 November 2015 – The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) re- elects the Philippines to the UN Commission on International Trade Law, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the UN reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs today.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elected the Philippines for a fourth term to serve in the UN Human Rights Council, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations in New York reported to the Department of Foreign Affairs today.
NEW YORK, 16 October 2015 – Following Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario’s recent call for the United Nations to affirm international law as the great equalizer among States, however powerful or weak, the Philippine Mission to the world body welcomed the international community’s growing recognition that developments in the South China Sea/West Philippines Sea maritime disputes concern the international community as a whole.
NEW YORK CITY, 13 October 2015 – The key role played by Filipino women in coming up with a peace agreement in the Southern Philippines was highlighted today at the United Nations Security Council.
NEW YORK, 12 October 2015 – The United Nations General Assembly today unanimously approved the appointment by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon of COA Commissioner Heidi S. Mendoza as Under-Secretary General of the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS).
NEW YORK, 07 October 2015 – The Philippines joined Morocco and Georgia in creating a UN Group of Friends (GoF) of CBRN Risk Mitigation and Security Governance that will promote CBRN related topics in the United Nations.
02 October 2015 – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario met with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly to discuss furthering bilateral cooperation.
03 October 2015, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario met with AES Corporation CEO Andres Gluski on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly to discuss the expansion program of the power firm’s business operations in the Philippines.
03 October 2015 – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario urged the United Nations and the international community to continue supporting the peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the West Philippine Sea.
03 October 2015 – The Philippines reaffirmed its steadfast commitment to the rule of law and sustainable development through key priority areas in the United Nations.
01 October 2015 – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario and UK Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Rt. Hon. Hugo Swire, reaffirmed strong Philippines-United Kingdom partnership when they met on September 29 on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly.
NEW YORK, 29 September 2015 – Undersecretary for Policy Evan P. Garcia deposits the Philippines’ Instrument of Accession to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity to United Nations Treaty Section Chief Santiago Villalpando.
30 September 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, Her Majesty Queen Maxima, lauded the Philippines for “doing extremely well in financial inclusion, in a meeting today with Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario on the sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly.
29 September 2015 – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario met with Millennium Challenge Account (MCC) Chief Executive Officer Dana Hyde to discuss prospects for the 2nd Philippine Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Compact in 2016.
24 September 2015 – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario was conferred a Doctor of Laws degree (honoris causa) by the College of Mount Saint Vincent, the alma mater of the late President Corazon Aquino, in New York today.
ADDIS ABABA, 17 July 2015 – “Good governance is good economics.” This was the message highlighted by National Treasurer Roberto B. Tan at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13 to 16 July 2015.
PH COMMITTED TO HELP IN GLOBAL RESPONSE AGAINST EBOLA
PH Cites Good Governance As Key In Meeting MDGs and Post-2015 Dev't Targets
Philippines Echoes "Manila Call to Action on Climate Change" at UN High Level Event
In line with the 117th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence, the Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations hosted a National Day reception attended by diplomats from various Permanent Missions here.
NEW YORK, 12 June 2015 – The Philippines today stressed before the United Nations that China’s expansionist policy claiming almost all of the South China Sea should concern the international community as a whole.
NEW YORK, 10 June 2015 – “The South China Sea is already in an environmental crisis,” Ambassador Lourdes O. Yparraguirre, Philippine Permanent Representative to the United Nations, told about a hundred UN legal experts in a forum organized by the Philippines that focused on the protection and preservation of the marine environment.
PHL Calls for Urgent and Concrete Actions to Rid the World of Nuclear Weapons
PHL PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE AND PRESIDENT OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY EXCHANGE VIEWS ON PHL PRIORITIES IN THE UN
PH PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO UN SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON
PHILIPPINE MISSION RECEIVES STUDENT-DELEGATES TO THE 2015 NATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS
PH RECOURSE TO SETTLE CONFLICT IN WEST PHILIPPINE SEA CONSISTENT WITH PRINCIPLES OF UN CHARTER
NEW YORK, 18 February 2015 – The Philippines continued its strong call for reforms in United Nations peacekeeping operations to ensure the safety and security of peacekeepers.
PRESS RELEASE : Press Statement of Secretary Albert F. del Rosario on the Submission of the Philippines' Memorial to the Arbitral Tribunal