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.
Transforming the global economy and changing the course of our future is an imposing task. But if we all contribute, the work will be easier.
Secretary-General Ban in message to 2014 Special "Pre-COP" on climate change, 15 July 2014
- Ban urges all parties to rally around efforts to end bloodshed, obtain Israel-Gaza ceasefire
- Ban urges Central Africans to seize reconciliation talks to usher in era of peace
- UN chief strongly condemns systematic persecution of minorities in northern Iraq
- Security Council holds emergency meeting on Gaza; Ban meets with Abbas in Qatar