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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

UN Roundup // Politics // July 10, 2017
  • Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the five Permanent Members of the Security Council to the United Nations during the Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. 10 July 2017. 
  • UN Photo / Violaine Martin


Daniel brings us the latest information from the intra-Syrian talks, including the information on the so-called "de-escalation zone" announced yesterday in South-West Syria.

You can watch today's press conference at 4pm today live.


Also, in other news, today will see the very first meeting on the development of Global Compact on Refugees; involving UN agencies and partners including UNHCR, UNICEF & IRC. This event follows the 2016 historic New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. Watch live


Library events are open to everyone, just register in advance. 


Transcending conflict through song: The WMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus -

Wednesday 12 July at 12:30 - 13:30 

A musical dialogue on the empowerment of young singers to become peace leaders in their communities. Hall XIV, Building B, 1st floor - Palais des Nations.


Book Launch: Weapons and the International Rule of Law.

Friday 14 July at 12:00

Focusing on: dealing with issues relating to new weapons in warfare, including non-traditional weapons.



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