- Political Will of Member States Key to Successful Promotion of Human Rights, Secretary-General Says in Message for Observance (6 December 2013)
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for Human Rights Day, to be observed on 10 December:
- Secretary-General, ‘Profoundly Alarmed’ at Escalating Intercommunal Violence in Central African Republic, Appeals Urgently for Restraint (6 December 2013)
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
- Mandela’s Inspirational Life ‘A Tribute to the Dignity of Man’, Deputy Secretary-General Tells General Assembly (6 December 2013)
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at a General Assembly meeting in honour of Nelson Mandela, in New York today:
Press Conference by United Nations Secretary-General and World Bank President (1 November 2013)
Underscoring the need for collective international action to build peace, stability and development in the crisis-torn Sahel region, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced at a Headquarters press conference today that he would undertake a joint visit there next week with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, and senior officials from the European Union and African Union.
Press Conference to Designate Lang Lang as United Nations Messenger of Peace (28 October 2013)
At a Headquarters press conference held in the Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon designated the world-renowned pianist, Lang Lang, from China, as the newest United Nations Messenger of Peace, with a special focus on global education.
Press Conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters (17 September 2013)
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s press conference, held in New York, 17 September: