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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Among them were Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, former United Nations Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-Moon, political scientist Dr Francis Fukuyama, and former President of the World Bank Mr Robert Zoellick. Edited by SMU Chairman Mr Ho Kwon ...
UNITED NATIONS, January 24 – The UN has had an envoy on the so-called "name issue" between Greece and Macedonia or FYROM for years: Matthew Nimitz. Inner City Press has previously reported on his conflict of interest, but got the chance on January 17 to ask him about it. Video here. Nimitz admitted his long time ...
Last year's program speakers, whom Andersen describes as “leaders in the space of public health,” included Senator Elizabeth Warren and former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. —Staff writer Luke W. Vrotsos can be reached at luke.vrotsos@thecrimson.com. Follow him on Twitter at luke_vrotsos.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has taken a positive view of U.S President Donald Trump's tweets on North Korea. Speaking to CNBC on Monday on the sidelines of the UBS China Conference in Shanghai, Ban downplayed concerns about what many have called Trump's reckless ...
We will be waiting today for the big news from New York. At the time of writing not a whisper from the government citadel had escaped to give us advance notice as to what it would be. So we wait. Before he left office at the end of 2016, former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon had decided that ...
He did nothing about a UN waste dump exposed by Inner City Press in the Central African Republic, despite his predecessor Ban Ki-moon's record with waste in Haiti and elsewhere. While he announced that Kenyan troops would head back to South Sudan to join UN Peacekeeping, he appointed the fifth Frenchman in a ...
President Donald Trump found some “common strategy” with Japan, South Korea and China on his trip to Asia when it comes to dealing with North Korea, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told CNBC on Monday. “While we appreciate this maximum pressure and engagement policy, ...
In May 2010, when the United Nations Security Council sat to discuss intercultural dialogue, then secretary-general Ban Ki-moon made a gripping observation. "Dialogue can defuse tensions and keep situations from escalating," Ban remarked. "[Intercultural dialogue] could promote reconciliation in the ...

Malala was invited to meet then President Barack Obama, as well as the then UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and addressed the UN General Assembly. She received numerous accolades from being named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine and Woman of the Year by Glamour ...
After five years, Mazlan returned to Vienna to reassume the directorship of UNOOSA, appointed to a second term by then secretary-general Ban Ki-moon. In that reprised role, she addressed such daunting issues as international cooperation in space, prevention of space debris and collisions, use of ...
He is Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the Millennium Development Goals, having held the same position under former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. He is Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He is co-founder and Chief Strategist of ...
China must urgently consider cutting its oil exports to North Korea by at least half to force the isolated regime to “change course” on its nuclear and ballistic missiles programmes, the former secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has said. Ban's comments in an exclusive interview with This ...
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon smiles at the Community Chest of Korea in Seoul on Thursday. Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday donated W100 million to the Community Chest of Korea (US$1=W1,095). "This is the biggest spend in my life since I bought my house.
Ban Ki-moon, Mr Guterres's predecessor, commissioned another UN review, which upheld five of the complaints. Ms ElBasri, Moroccan by birth ...
They are central to climate action, global prosperity, peace and human rights,” stated Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary-General. The resolution ...
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Haitian interim Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles during a visit after Hurricane Matthew in Les Cayes ...
LONDON: US President Donald Trump is “standing on the wrong side of history” in withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, former UN chief ...
"I am deeply concerned about what President Trump of (the) United States has declared that the US is withdrawing from this Paris agreement.
Yue-Sai Kan (L), poses for photos with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York, the United States, on Oct. 13, 2017. Yue-Sai ...
President David Granger has reiterated his Government's commitment to the course of action outlined by former United Nations (UN) ...
... Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US commander General Vincent K Brooks to discuss the crisis.
During the tenure of Ban Ki-moon, he almost never made any push for such. However, some States raised the reform proposal, but it barely had ...
Mr Shorten and Senator Wong also met with former UN secretary-general Ban Ki- moon about the roles of the UN, US, South Korea and Japan ...
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of South Korea personified the end of a Third World majority that often sided with the Soviet Union and China ...
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was elected as chair of the International Olympic Committee's Ethics Commission in Lima, Peru on ...
Former U.N. secretary general Ban Ki-moon was elected to his new position Thursday -- handed the task of restoring credibility to an ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) elected a new Chair, and elected or re-elected four members of its Ethics Commission during the ...
Hamma Mehdi told APS that Ban Ki-moon tried to revive the self-determination process, adding that the efforts of his personal envoy, ...
Even after potential conservative candidates -- former United Nations' Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn - rejected bids, Ahn's figures remained in the low 10 percent range, below rising stars such as South Chungcheong ...
Gender equality in the workplace isn't just a women's issue. Male leaders can drive gender equality in executive leadership roles by proactively advocating for ...
Hosted by the UAE Government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, GMIS was endorsed by the former UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon to be the world's first global gathering for the manufacturing community, bringing together ...
While there are good Resident Coordinators, Inner City Press has also written about Ban Ki-moon son in law Siddarth Chatterjee, given the top Kenya post by his own father in law without recusal, and now Najat Rochdi, who covered up Cameroon's abuse of ...
Indeed when the Council voted to include Israel as a permanent item in 2007 - the so-called agenda Item 7 - it was Ban Ki Moon who expressed his deep disappointment "given the range and scope of allegations of human rights violations throughout the ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres inherited a festering scandal that, by all indications, grew worse under his predecessor and has sullied the ...
In September 2016, the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, warned that antimicrobial resistance was a "fundamental, long-term threat to human health, sustainable food production, and development".
Late last year, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon offered an apology for the UN's role in bringing deadly cholera to Haiti, during a speech that moved from Creole to French to English.
The Congo mission has a troop cap of 19,815, though there are only 16,893 U.N. soldiers on the ground after the previous U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon made reductions in 2015 and 2016. The Security Council endorsed the reductions but refused to reflect the ...
UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura gives a press conference during the Intra-Syrian peace talks at the European ...
In 2011, Falk was also denounced by his own boss, former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, for espousing 9/11 conspiracy theories which accused the U.S.
Also out on the streets of Freetown to register was the former United Nations Industrial Development boss and special executive assistant to the head of UN Chief Ban Ki Moon - Dr Kandeh Yumkella. Dr. Yumkella (Photo) left his Naimbana office and headed ...
According to a 2015 World Bank report, the decade-long blockade has cut Gaza's gross domestic product in half and led to one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.


 

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