Ban Ki-moon became Secretary-General of the United Nations in January of 2007, succeeding Kofi Annan of Ghana. A career diplomat, Ban has a professional reputation as a calm and efficient consensus-builder. He graduated from Seoul University in 1970 and...
June 13, 1944 (age
Eumseong, Korea(now South Korea)
Ban Ki-moon is a South Korean diplomat who was the eighth Secretary-General
of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016. Before becoming ...
Having witnessed the suffering of the most vulnerable people on earth, in refugee
camps and in war zones, the Secretary-General is determined to make human ...
As Secretary-General António Guterres took up his functions as the head of the
Organization on 1 January 2017, he launched an appeal for peace. His wish for ...
Jul 21, 2016 ... Coy frontrunners face robust challenge from mavericks as secretary general race
hots up, with 12 hopefuls proposing dramatic changes for UN.
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Jul 13, 2016 ... Ten of the 12 candidates vying to be the next United Nations Secretary-General
took part in live televised debates on Tuesday, a first for the ...
Sep 20, 2016 ... To his critics, he is the worst UN Secretary-General ever – a plodding “nowhere
man” lacking in charisma and shying away from difficult ...
In September, the secretary-general warned the 70th session of the General
Assembly that "suffering today is at heights not seen in a generation," and that it
Ban Ki-moon (born 1944) was sworn in late in 2006 as secretary-general of the
United Nations (U.N.). The former South Korean foreign minister took office on ...