Security Council hears briefing from committee monitoring sanctions on Iran

The head of the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme today updated the 15-member body on the panel’s latest work, including the efforts of States to implement those measures.

Ban calls for stepped up efforts to achieve nuclear-weapon-free world

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on nations to build on the momentum generated by recent progress made towards disarmament to rid the world of nuclear weapons.