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Downer served as a special advisor on Cyprus to former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for six years between 2008 and 2014. "I saw the catastrophic effect on living standards in Cyprus of the measures that the European finance ministers and the European Central Bank, the measures they took ...
Last year, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was given the award. Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and former UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova have also been among the recipients. During her 10-year rule, Hasina has created opportunities for Bangladeshi women in the civil service, ...

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and former UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova have also been among the recipients. During her 10-year rule, Hasina has created opportunities for Bangladeshi women in the civil service, corporate, development and entrepreneurship sectors. But despite ...
Panmunjom, April 27: North and South Korea on Friday agreed to sign a peace treaty formally later this year, ending the 65-year old war between the two countries. The Korean War between the two countries took place between 1950-53 which ended with a ceasefire and signing of an armistice agreement.
GOYANG, South Korea: The leaders of North and South Korea agreed Friday to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the divided peninsula, as they embraced after a historic summit laden with symbolism. In a day of bonhomie including a highly symbolic handshake over the ...
Members include Kofi Annan, another former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, former Irish president Mary Robinson, former US president Jimmy Carter and Martti Ahtisaari, a Finnish politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner who was served as a member of the Independent International Commission on ...

In 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared the situation in Venezuela a “humanitarian crisis” and the UN high commissioner for human rights expressed concern regarding deteriorating human rights conditions. These realities include shortages of medicines and food, government intimidation ...
It built an international network of military and political leaders and a grassroots movement of young people to carry this cause into the next decade. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, “Global Zero is grassroots activism at its finest.” Matt and his wife, Marisa, live in Providence with their ...
“The Darfur conflict began as an ecological crisis”, wrote the then-UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon back in 2007, about an ongoing war which arose, he said, “at least in part from climate change”. Since then the idea that climate change has caused and will cause human conflict and mass migrations has ...
In recent months, the team's project has garnered interest from Smithsonian Magazine, the Washington Post, and CNN, and has even earned the professors an audience with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Although the team requires much more funding to build a plant that could clean a ...
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Bola Adesola of Nigeria and Paul Polman of Netherlands to serve as Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact. According to a statement by the United Nations New York, Ms. Adesola and Mr.
She was also appointed by former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to the UN Secretary-General's high-level panel on technology bank for least developed countries, and was invited by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, to be a member of the UNESCO high-level panel on ...
... of the United Nations, as the head of UNESCAP. Prior to that, she also served as the 14th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, the first woman to assume this position. She also served as a senior adviser to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and the vice-President of the World Bank.
And despite belatedly answer another question submitted at the same time - "the SG is in Lisbon," it is now said after repeated questions - there was no response at all from Guterres' three spokespeople about Miguna Miguna, while Guterres' resident coordinator in Kenya, Ban Ki-moon's son in law given the job by Ban ...
... and that he has not met with the UN's new Resident Coordinator for Kenya, Ban Ki-moon's son in law, during the ten days the latter has been in New York. ... of the Somali president being in caretaker mode; it was the foreign minister who spoke in the General Assembly debate and meets Ban Ki-moon on September 28.
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been elected chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), replacing former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. Founded in 2001, the BFA is a non-governmental and non-profit international organisation committed to promoting regional economic integration ...
UNITED NATIONS, April 9 – Ban Ki-moon's ambition to be president of South Korea ended amid the indictment of his brother and nephew and their fashion designer colleague Malcolm Harris for UN-related corruption; Ban critic Moon Jae-in won the post. Ban evicted Inner City Press from the UN, where it still remains ...

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been elected chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), replacing former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. Founded in 2001, the BFA is a non-governmental and non-profit international organisation committed to promoting regional economic integration ...
More than thirty years after he first set foot on the Fletcher School campus, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon returned recently, meeting privately with a small group of professors and stopping to shake hands with star-struck students in the Hall of Flags. Ban said that the Fletcher School, ...
Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who was recently appointed head of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), vowed to expand the organization's membership through his global connections on Tuesday and condemned certain world leaders for turning to isolationist policies. “Twenty-eight ...
Ban Ki-moon personifies the dilemmas of all policymakers who believe that an American-led international order is a good thing that deserves upholding. So if you want to know how Bolton will approach his job, Ban is a useful point of reference. The incoming U.S. national security adviser clearly likes his ...
John Bolton talks with Ban Ki-moon at the South Korean Foreign Ministry in Seoul on July 20, 2004. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images). What is the most optimistic take one can offer on President Donald Trump's decision to replace H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former official in George W. Bush's State ...
The looming high-stakes meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un "will be a huge event, shaking the whole political security dynamics of North-East Asia, not to mention the Korean Peninsula", former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has told the ABC.
BARCELONA, March 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders have become distracted from the problem of global warming since agreeing the Paris climate accord in 2015, and must show renewed political commitment to the issue, said former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, urging the ...
BARCELONA, March 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – World leaders have become distracted from the problem of global warming since agreeing the Paris climate accord in 2015, and must show renewed political commitment to the issue, said former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, urging the ...
In a recent interview with the Guardian, former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord poses serious problems for the rest of the world's efforts to address climate change. In particular, Ban noted that the move would create political obstacles to ...
20 February 2018: Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Republic of Korea, has been elected Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Assembly President and Council Chair. Ban began his two-year term on 20 February 2018. He succeeds Gemedo Dalle, Ethiopia, who served as Acting Assembly ...
Ban Ki-moon: 'I think the US decision to withdraw from this Paris agreement really creates a serious problem.' Photograph: ... Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement has created serious problems for global efforts to tackle climate change, Ban Ki-moon has said. The former ...
Ban Ki-moon, the Honorable Former Secretary General of the United Nations, spoke in Robsham Theater Tuesday night. He offered a vigorous defense of international institutions in an age of rising nationalism, and impressed upon students his belief in the importance of fostering the values of global ...
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discussed his work on the Sustainable Development Goals and the formation of U.N. Women. Ban Ki-moon greeted the audience with a humble bow as he approached the podium in Salomon Hall. As part of the Stephen A. Ogden Jr. '60 Memorial Lecture Series, ...
Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said the dialogue between the two Koreas that began during the Winter Olympics must be kept alive so it can hopefully lead to reconciliation, peace and the denuclearisation of North Korea. Ban, who was South Korea's foreign minister before serving 10 years ...
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon will take over as head of a global organisation promoting sustainable economic growth, it was announced on Tuesday. Ban was elected president and chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). His heavyweight diplomatic record boosts the profile of the ...
John Murray is publishing a memoir by the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. Joseph Zigmond, senior commissioning editor at John Murray, acquired world rights to the autobiography from Susanna Nicklin at The Marsh Agency Ltd on behalf of Jennifer Lyons at The Jennifer ...
-Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. It's a moment that holds major significance for Ban. The question now, he says, is how far that goodwill will translate politically when the bright lights and pageantry of the Olympics end. The gesture comes after a New Year's address by the North Korean leader ...
The Global Development Policy (GDP) Center, an affiliated center of the the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, hosted Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, on February 28, 2018 to deliver the keynote address at the center's inaugural ceremony.
Former secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon told a standing-room only crowd at BU's Metcalf Trustee Center on Wednesday that global partnerships will be the key to solving the planet's biggest social, economic, and environmental problems. The South Korean diplomat said the need for ...
PROVIDENCE — Ban Ki-moon, a former secretary-general of the United Nations, gave a lecture at Brown University Monday night offering his own hopeful interpretation of President Donald Trump's messaging to North Korea as he served up a wide range of talking points that touched on sustainable ...
Most crucially, Your News Wire's statement that “U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's term expires in early 2017, making Obama's bid for the position a possibility” is woefully outdated. (This is not surprising, given that Your News Wire essentially ripped off a January 2016 Townhall article for their own ...
Also addressing the briefing, ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon said the Security Council must focus on the ongoing civil war in Syria, tension in the Golan heights and refugee crisis. "These issues could resurface, seriously threaten regional stability, and instigate further conflicts among states in the region," Ban ...
Ban Ki-moon's memoire on Ahmadinejad and Obama due. Publish Date : Friday 16 February 2018 - 18:55. IBNA- British Publisher John Murray is publishing a memoir by the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon which includes his account of confrontations between Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and ...
SEOUL, Feb 20 2018 (GGGI) - Ban Ki-moon, former United Nations Secretary General (SG) of the United Nations (UN) has been elected as President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for a two-year term. He takes over from Gemedo Dalle, of the Federal Democratic ...
Guterres, Ban Ki-moon ask Security Council to focus on preventing conflicts ... Warning of the changing threat situations around the world, US Secretary General Antonio Guterres and his predecessor, Ban Ki-moon, making an unprecedented joint appearance before the Security Council, called on it to focus ...
SEOUL, Feb 20 2018 (GGGI) - Dr. Ban Ki-moon, 8 Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) has been elected as the President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). Dr. Ban will begin his two-year term in office as GGGI's President and Chair on February 20, 2018, taking ...
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon will take over as head of a global organisation promoting sustainable economic growth, it was announced on Tuesday. Ban was elected president and chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). His heavyweight diplomatic record boosts the profile of the ...
John Murray is publishing a memoir by the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. Joseph Zigmond, senior commissioning editor at John Murray, acquired world rights to the autobiography from Susanna Nicklin at The Marsh Agency Ltd on behalf of Jennifer Lyons at The Jennifer ...
-Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. It's a moment that holds major significance for Ban. The question now, he says, is how far that goodwill will translate politically when the bright lights and pageantry of the Olympics end. The gesture comes after a New Year's address by the North Korean leader ...
In other news, an Inner City Press exclusive: former International Criminal Court Luis Moreno Ocampo was getting leaked French Mission to the UN documents, including HRW's heads-up to Ban Ki-moon's chief of staff Vijay Nambiar, from his former intimate Beatrice Le Fraper du Hellen, documents obtained by Inner City ...
Korean career diplomat Ban Ki-moon became Secretary General of the United Nations in 2007. Ban was the first unequivocally pro-Western and pro-U.S. leader to head the world body since the tenure of Dag Hammarskjold almost six decades ago. Additionally, Dr. Jim Yong Kim is president of the World ...
Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is running for the chairmanship of the executive organ of the Seoul-based Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), diplomatic sources said Monday. Upon recommendation by the South Korean government, Ban has registered his candidacy for chair of ...
And the volume itself, which is based on a report commissioned by former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, represents something of a sea change in the international community's view of the importance of education in development, confirming a shift in emphasis from primary education, which had been ...


 

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