Engaging the Public
Disaster risk reduction is a frontline defence against the impact of climate change. It is a smart investment for business and a wise investment in saving lives.
Secretary-General Ban in remarks at Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan, 13 Mar '15
- At Security Council, Ban urges action to end violence against religious, ethnic minorities in Middle East
- Secretary-General calls on defence chiefs for 'unity and backing' on UN peacekeeping
- Ban notes Saudi Arabia’s military operations in Yemen, urges protection of civilians
- ‘We must remain vigilant,’ Ban urges as Biological Weapons Convention turns 40