Engaging the Public
...There need not be a trade-off between economic growth and addressing climate change…There are tremendous opportunities for countries and companies that take the lead in developing clean energy technologies and markets.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in remarks to annual meeting of French Ambassadors, Paris, 26 August 2015
- Ban strongly condemns use of chemical weapons and toxic chemicals as weapons in Syria conflict
- Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir’s signature of agreement to resolve conflict
- As momentum builds for December climate talks in Paris, Ban looks ahead to ‘bold’ outcome
- In France, Ban and President Hollande discuss global issues including upcoming Paris climate talks