Engaging the Public
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on stage at the Global Citizen Festival with UN Peace Messenger Stevie Wonder; together with 60,000 activists in Central Park, they lifted their voices to end extreme poverty.
We meet at a time when extremism poses a grave threat. Promoting tolerance as well as inter-religious and cross-cultural dialogue has never been more important.
Secretary-General Ban in remarks at joint press conference during the Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations, Bali, Indonesia, 29 Aug 2014