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
2013 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities
Statement delivered by H.E. Mr Jim McLay, Permanent Representative of New Zealand | 11 November 2013 | www.mfat.govt.nz
UNGA Second Committee of the 68th session of the UN General Assembly - item 20: Sustainable Development
Statement delivered by H.E. Mr Jim McLay, Permanent Representative of New Zealand | 4 November 2013 | www.mfat.govt.nz
UNGA - Special Event to follow-up on efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals
Statement by Rt Hon John Key MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand | 25 September 2013 | www.mfat.govt.nz
New Zealand's Statement to the UNGA General Debate
New Zealand Statement delivered by Rt.Hon. John Key MP Prime Minister of New Zealand | 27 September 2013 | www.mfat.govt.nz
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
Opening Remarks for International Year of Family Farming
Speech by HE Jim McLay, New Zealand Permanent Representative of New Zealand at the Launch of the International Year of Family Farming | 22 November 2013