Permanent Mission of Australia
to the United Nations
New York

Latest Statements 2023/2024

Wednesday 17 July 2024

240717 - High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – Australian National Statement

240717 - UN Security Council: Quarterly Open Debate on the Middle East

240717 - ECOSOC: CANZ Explanation of Position on the Adoption of the HLPF Ministerial Declaration

Tuesday 16 July 2024

240716 - UN Security Council High-Level Open Debate: Multilateral cooperation in the interest of a more just, democratic and sustainable world order

Monday 15 July 2024

240715 - Joint Press Statement on the Humanitarian Situation in Myanmar

Friday 12 July 2024
240712 - Pledging Conference: United Nations Relief And Works Agency For Palestine Refugees In The Near East (UNRWA)

Monday 08 July 2024

240708 - UNSC Arria Formula Meeting: Stepping up Preventive Action: From Environmental Challenges to Opportunities for Peace

Monday 02 July 2024

240701 - UNGA: Open Debate on the Responsibility to Protect

240701 - ECOSOC and PBC: The development and peace dimensions of forced displacement: Countries’ best practises in creating durable solutions

Thursday 27 June 2024

240627 - UNSC: Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC)

Tuesday 25 June 2024

240625 - ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment: National Statement

Friday 21 June 2024

240621 - 2025 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture: The Gambia’s experience in peacebuilding and sustaining peace

Thursday 20 June 2024

240620 - UN Security Council: Open debate on cyber security - Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Addressing Evolving Threats in Cyberspace

Wednesday 19 June 2024

240619 - Fourth Conference to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action: Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons & the International Tracing Instrument

240619 - UNGA 78th Session:Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS – The path to ending AIDS – Report of the Secretary General on 2025 targets progress and solutions for the future - CANZ Statement

240619 - UN Security Council Arria-Formula meeting: Combating the Rise of Terrorism and Violent Extremism in West Africa and the Sahel

Tuesday 18 June 2024

240618 - National Statement: UN Women Executive Board Annual Session

Thursday 13 June 2024

240613 - UNGA78: Elimination Of Unilateral Extraterritorial Coercive Economic Measures As A Means Of Political And Economic Compulsion - Item 28

Tuesday 11 June 2024

240611 - MIKTA Statement: 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP17)

240611 - National Statement: 17th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP17)

Wednesday 05 June 2024

240605 - National intervention in response to the Statement by the UNFPA Executive Director

Tuesday 04 June 2024

240604 -Protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development

Tuesday 04 June 2024

240604 - National Intervention, Interactive Dialogue with the UNDP Administrator

Tuesday 28 May 2024

240528 - 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States: Australia's National Statement

Thursday 23 May 2024

UN Security Council Open Debate on Strengthening the Role of the African State in Addressing Global Security and Development Challenges

Wednesday 22 May 2024

UN Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict: 25th Anniversary of SCR 1265 (1999)

Thursday 16 May 2024

UN Security Council Arria formula meeting: Condemning Hostage-Taking in Israel on October 7 as a Psychological Tool of Terrorism

Friday 10 May 2024

UNGA: 10TH Emergency Special Session On Illegal Israeli Actions In Occupied East Jerusalem And The Rest Of The Occupied Palestinian Territory

Wednesday 01 May 2024

UN General Assembly: Debate on the use of the veto (admissions committee)

Monday 29 April 2024

UN Counter-Terrorism Committee: Building resilience of communities to prevent radicalization to terrorism

Tuesday 23 April 2024

UN Security Council: Debate on Women, Peace and Security - Preventing conflict-related sexual violence

Thursday 11 April 2024

UN General Assembly: Debate on the veto of the 1718 Committee’s Panel of Experts’ mandate renewal ‚Äč

Friday 5 April 2024

UN Security Council: Discussion on the risk of famine and attacks on humanitarian workers in Gaza

Monday 4 March 2024

UN General Assembly: Debate on the use of the veto

UN General Assembly: Informal briefing on UNRWA

Monday 26 February 2024

UN General Assembly: Debate on the situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine

Monday 12 February 2024

UN Women Executive Board: National Statement

Wednesday 7 February 2024

Joint Statement on 'Follow-up to UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Meeting' Executive Board of UNICEF

Tuesday 6 February 2024

UNICEF Executive Board: National Statement

Summit of the Future: First reading of Pact zero draft - CANZ Statement

Thursday 1 February 2024

Joint Statement in response to 'Statement by the UNFPA Executive Director' Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS

Monday 29 January 2024

Joint Statement: Follow-up to UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Body Meeting

Tuesday 23 January 2024

UN Security Council: Middle East Peace Process Quarterly Debate

Tuesday 09 January 2024

UN General Assembly: Debate on the use of the veto

Wednesday 13 December 2023

UN General Assembly: Intergovernmental negotiations to reinforce and build convergence on Security Council reform

Tuesday 12 December 2023

UN General Assembly 10th Emergency Special Session: Protection of civilians and upholding legal and humanitarian obligations

Friday 8 December 2023

UN General Assembly: Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations

Wednesday 6 December 2023

22nd Session of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties: General debate

Wednesday 6 December 2023

UN Central Emergency Response Fund High-Level Pledging Event

Tuesday 5 December 2023

UN General Assembly plenary meeting: Oceans and the law of the sea

Monday 20 November 2023

UN General Assembly plenary meeting: Briefing on the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip

Monday 20 November 2023

UN Security Council open debate: Maintenance of interational peace and security - promote sustaining peace through common development

Friday 17 November 2023

UN General Assembly Second Committee: Pacific Island Forum Explanation of Position on Agenda Item 18

Thursday 16 November 2023

UN General Assembly plenary meeting: Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and other matters related to the Security Council

Friday 3 November 2023

UN OCHA Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Monday 30 October 2023

UN General Assembly Fourth Committee: Comprehensive Review of UN Peacekeeping Operations - CANZ statement

Monday 30 October 2023

UN General Assembly plenary meeting: Report of the International Criminal Court

Friday 27 October 2023

UN General Assembly Tenth Emergency Special Session: Illegal Israeli actions in occupied East Jerusalem - explanation of vote

Wednesday 25 October 2023

UN Security Council open debate: Women, peace and security

Monday 16 October 2023

UN General Assembly Second Committee: discussion on the permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Thursday 12 October 2023

UN General Assembly Fourth Committee: Assistance in mine action - CANZ statement

Monday 9 October 2023

UN General Assembly Third Committee: Discussion on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Thursday 5 October 2023

UN General Assembly 78: CANZ Joint Statement on adoption of Health Political Declarations

Monday 2 October 2023

UN General Assembly 78 Second Committee (Economic and Financial) General Debate - CANZ Joint Statement

Friday 29 September 2023

UN General Assembly: Draft resolution on the Political Declaration of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, convened under the auspices of the General Assembly - Explanation of Position: CANZ Joint Statement

Friday 22 September 2023

UN General Assembly High-Level Week: National Statement

Tuesday 5 September 2023

UN Security Council open debate: 'Working Methods of the Security Council'

Tuesday 29 August 2023

UN General Assembly: High-level plenary meeting to commemorate and promote International Day against Nuclear Tests

Monday 24 July 2023

UN General Assembly: Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace (Report of the Peacebuilding Commission, and Report of the Secretary-General on the Peacebuilding Fund)

Wednesday 19 July 2023

UN Economic and Social Council High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development - Australian National Statement

Wednesday 19 July 2023

UN General Assembly Item 60 - Use of the veto: Syria cross-border aid mechanism

Tuesday 18 July 2023

UN General Assembly - National Statement: The situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine

Tuesday 11 July 2023

2023 Global Multi-Stakeholder Small Island Developing States Partnership Dialogue

Monday 26 June 2023

UN General Assembly Resolution 'Mental Health and psychosocial support for sustainable development and peace' - joint explanation of vote (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Thursday 22 June 2023

UN General Assembly Item 121 - Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy: Report of the Secretary-General

Monday 19 June 2023

Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction - Australia's National Statement

Thursday 15 June 2023

33rd Meeting of States Parties of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) - Agenda Item 14 (Report of the United Nations Secretary General)

Tuesday 13 June 2023

16th Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Australia's National Statement

Tuesday 13 June 2023

16th Conference of the States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - MIKTA Statement

Monday 12 June 2023

UN General Assembly Annual Debate on follow-up to and implementation of the HIV/AIDS Political Declaration

Wednesday 7 June 2023

UN General Assembly meeting on protracted conflicts in the GUAM area and their implications for international peace, security and development

Tuesday 30 May 2023

Organisational Session of the Preparatory Committee of the Fourth International Conference on SIDS

Thursday 25 May 2023

UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting: cyber attacks on critical infrastructure - CANZ statement

Tuesday 16 May 2023

Informal consultations on the Political Declaration for the High-Level meeting on Universal Health Coverage - CANZ statement

Friday 5 May 2023

UN General Assembly Intergovernmental Negotiations on the question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council

Friday 28 April 2023

UN Security Council Arria-formula Meeting: Addressing the Abduction and Deportation of Children During Armed Conflict: Concrete Steps for Accountability and Prevention

Monday 24 April 2023

UN Security Council Open Debate - Maintenance of international peace and security: Effective multilateralism through Defense of the Principles of the UN Charter

Wednesday 20 April 2023

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: item 4 discussion on the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum

Tuesday 10 April 2023

UN: 56th Commission on Population and Development: General Debate

Tuesday 4 April 2023

SIDS Partnership Steering Committee Ambassadorial Meeting

Monday 3 April 2023

Intergovernmental Negotiations on Categories of Membership and Status of the IGN Documents

Monday 3 April 2023

UN Commission on Disarmament: Substantive session of 2023: 385th plenary meeting

Monday 20 March 2023

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) New York presentation of the 2022 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

Friday 17 March 2023

UN Security Council Arria-formula Meeting: The Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Thursday 16 March 2023

Briefing of the UN General Assembly by Special Envoy of the Secretary General on Myanmar, Ms. Noeleen Heyzer

Tuesday 7 March 2023

UN Security Council Open Debate - Women, Peace and Security: Towards the 25th Anniversary of Resolution 1325

Friday 24 February 2023

UN Committee for Development Policy Interaction with ECOSOC Membership

Wednesday 22 February 2023

UN General Assembly: Emergency Special Session 11 - UN Charter principles underlying a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in Ukraine

Tuesday 21 February 2023

The Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (C34): Statement on behalf of Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Tuesday 21 February 2023

UN Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization: Statement on behalf of Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Friday 10 February 2023

8th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly at UN Headquarters

Thursday 26 January 2023

UN Security Council open debate: Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Investment in people to enhance resilience against complex challenges

Thursday 26 January 2023

Intergovernmental Negotiations on Security Council Reform (First Meeting)

Thursday 12 January 2023

UN Security Council - Open debate on the promotion and strengthening of the rule of law in the maintenance of international peace and security