Press Releases

    6 April 2006

    New DPI Website Consolidates, Improves Access to UN Press Releases, other Media Resources

    NEW YORK, 5 April (UN Headquarters) -- The Department of Public Information is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for United Nations press releases and meetings coverage summaries, in English and French, at .

    The new site consolidates and improves access to coverage of intergovernmental meetings, some while still in progress; statements by the Secretary-General; transcripts of the Spokesman's noon briefing; summaries of press conferences; and other United Nations press releases.  It also provides search functions for these various resources, dating back to October 1995, as well as links to various news- and media-related sites at United Nations Headquarters and overseas Offices.

    Managed by the Department of Public Information's Meetings Coverage Section, the website can be accessed directly from the Organization's main website, .

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