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UN Daily Journal (New York)

The Journal of the United Nations provides current information about meetings of UN bodies, including:

  • Location and time of formal meetings scheduled for the day;
  • Symbols of documents to be considered at the meeting; 
  • Summaries of the previous day's meetings.

Consultations, informal meetings, side events, and other announcements may also be listed in the Journal.

From January through August, the Journal is issued in English and French.

From September through December, during the main part of the General Assembly session, the Journal is issued in all official languages.

Journals for Other Duty Stations

Duty stations other than New York also have daily journals or calendar websites to announce meetings.

UN Office at Geneva

UN Office at Nairobi

Other UN bodies also may have journals for conferences or meetings.