New Zealand is a candidate for election to the United Nations Security Council for a two-year term from January 2015 until December 2016.
New Zealand is one of three countries in the Western European and Others electoral group (WEOG) that will seek election to two seats on the UN Security Council.
The elections will be held in New York at the UN General Assembly in October 2014.
In 2015, it will be 21 years since New Zealand last served on the UN Security Council.
New Zealand Statements at the UN
UN Security Council - Protection of Civilians | 12 February 2014
Special meeting of the General Assembly dedicated to the life and memory of H.E. Nelson Mandela) Statement | 19 December 2013
New Zealand Statement to the Seventh High Level Conference of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) Statement | 13 December 2013
News and Features
United Nations Handbook 2013-14
The United Nations Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works. This year's 51st edition is available as a mobile app for the first time as well as in hardcopy and PDF formats.
www.mfat.govt.nz | 17 September 2013
Read more about New Zealand's UN Security Council campaign 2015-16
September 2013 | PDF 4.25mb
Supporting the 2014 United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States | Article | 28 February 2014