UN Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.Participants at the General Assembly meeting on equitable representation and increase in membership of Security Council.Valentine Rugwabiza, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic.Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, briefs reporters on the situation in Gaza.A Security Officer remains in constant touch with his command post in the UN Secretariat building via walking-talkie radio, during his regular inspection tour of the UN Gardens. [June 1969]Philippe Sands (at podium), member of the delegation of the State of Palestine, public hearing on the request for an advisory opinion in respect of the legal consequences arising from the policies and practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.

The court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by states and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized UN organs and agencies.The Sons and Daughters of Peace Choir are pictured during the closing of the first day of the visit of the UN Security Council to Colombia. Council members traveled there to learn first-hand about the implementation of the 2016 Final Peace Agreement and the new challenges and progress of peace efforts in the country.A rehearsal in London,  England of the "Jungle in Retreat" series -- a UN Radio production on international cooperation, based on the reports of a United Nations team led by Ritchie Calder throughout South-East Asia.  Report and production emphasize how UN experts and local government specialists are working together to bring about new standards of living in South-East Asia.  This picture shows Gene Kelly, star of the production, with some of the international cast: (left  to right) Miss Svasti (Thailand); Gene Kelly (USA); Miss Hooja (India); Howard Marian-Crawford (U.K.); Mr. Prem (Pakistan); Miss Haru Yanai (Japan); and Miss Diana Wong (China).  The production will be released as a series of three broadcasts.Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, briefs reporters on Ukraine, Russia, Afghanistan and Gaza.Riyad Mansour (at podium), Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations alongside Permanent Representatives of the Arab Group, speaks to reporters at the Security Council stakeout area.Jürgen Stock, Secretary-General of Interpol, briefs the press at the media stakeout prior to the Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security.The United Nations Emergency Force, since its creation during the winter of 1956, has maintained a constant vigil along the Armistice Demarcation Line and the International Frontier. In addition to several observation posts, patrols of scout cars and jeeps, maintaining a continuous radio contact with the battalion headquarters and UNEF reconnaissance planes, are carried out along this 140-mile frontier.
Canadians from the Recce Squadron are seen trading some of their rations for eggs with a Bedouin on the International Frontier.Alya Ahmed Saif Al-Thani (at podium), Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations alongside Permanent Representatives of the Arab Group, speaks to reporters at the Security Council stakeout area.Close-up of the station's microphone, and two of the five sections of the operating console: Transmitter control panel at left, and Panoramic Adaptor at right.A woman from the town of Boma, South Sudan, in traditional attire.After a decade of political turmoil in Central America, a series of regional peace accords were signed by the presidents of Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador culminating in the Tela Agreements of August 7, 1989. They asked the United Nations to implement the peace accords. Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar appointed Elliot Richardson as his Personal Representative for the Verification of the Electoral Process in Nicaragua (ONUVEN) and Alvaro de Soto as his Personal Representative for the Central American Peace Process as a whole. This is an unprecedented role for the United Nations, as it has never monitored elections in a sovereign country. The United Nations link the Organization of American States conducted separate but coordinated monitoring efforts in supervising the election process from voter registration and conduct of the campaign to the final tally of votes using radio and satellite networks to link hundreds of impartial international observers throughout Nicaragua.
United Nations Observers monitor a political rally in Managua.Melissa Fleming (left), Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, attends the briefing by Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations, on the situation in Gaza.A wide view of the Security Council meeting on climate change and food insecurity.A wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Luis Abinader Corona, President of the Dominican Republic, speaks to the press following the Security Council meeting on climate change and food insecurity.

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