New Zealand is a candidate
for election to the United Nations Security Council for a two-year term from January 2015 until
December 2016

 

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About the election

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 .

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Information about our campaign

News and features

www.mfat.govt.nz
The United Nations Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works. The handbook summarises all UN organisations and provides essential information about their aims, structures, and membership. Read more
www.mfat.govt.nz | 10 September 2014
During the September conference, 297 partnerships between governments, businesses, civil society and UN entities were announced. Read more
www.mfat.govt.nz | 28 January 2014
The African Union Handbook 2014 is a comprehensive guide to the AU system and how it works. The handbook summarises all AU organisations and provides essential information about their aims, structures, and membership. Read more

Other news and features

6 September 2014 | www.opinion.inquirer.net
UN Secretary-General | 3 September 2014 | www.un.org
Minister of Foreign Affairs | Media release | 2 September 2014 | www.beehive.govt.nz
2 September 2014 | www.news.msn.co.nz

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New Zealand Statements at the UN

Statement by Ambassador Jim McLay, Permanent Representative of New Zealand | 31 July 2014 | www.mfat.govt.nz
Statement by Ambassador Jim McLay, Permanent Representative of New Zealand | 28 July 2014 | www.mfat.govt.nz
Statement by Ambassador Jim McLay, Permanent Representative of New Zealand | 22 July 2014 | www.mfat.govt.nz

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