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
- In Jerusalem, Ban meets with Israeli, US officials, reiterates call for Mid-East ceasefire
- Ban appoints former head of UN Liberia mission to lead operation in South Sudan
- Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls not forgotten, UN chief declares as worldwide vigils begin
- On visit to Israel and West Bank, Ban calls for end to current fighting, return to dialogue