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Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon is the deputy chair of The Elders and was previously Secretary-General of the United Nations from 2007-2016, prior to which he was South Korea’s foreign minister. A career diplomat, he previously served as Director of the UN’s International Organisations and Treaties Bureau, Vice Chairman of the South-North Joint Nuclear Control Commission, and South Korean National Security Adviser.
    Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security
    Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security
    New technologies to combat global warming could complement reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions. But their potential impact is highly...
    Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health
    Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health
    Health is a human right. When people are not able to access the healthcare they need, especially if this is for reasons of cost, their human rights...
    Now people of Great Lakes need to see peace dividend
    Now people of Great Lakes need to see peace dividend
    It can silence the guns, boost trust and trade between neighbours, educate millions of out-of-school children, empower women and create economic...
    Ban Ki-moon: Rights for all includes gays
    Ban Ki-moon: Rights for all includes gays
    Not a person, but a document that was born in December 1948 and forever altered the view of how we treat members of our human family. The Universal...