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.
World leaders and other stakeholders stand at the cusp of great opportunity as we shape the next development agenda. This is a chance to set the world on a path that is transformative, equitable and sustainable.
Secretary-General Ban in remarks to joint thematic debate on the role of partnerships in implementing the post-2015 development agenda, 9 April '14
- Lauding peaceful polls, Ban encourages Algerians to work together to strengthen democracy
- Syria: UN chiefs issue impassioned plea to save besieged civilians
- Ban returns to airwaves in Central African Republic to call for end to fighting
- Secretary-General welcomes initial talks in Geneva to defuse Ukraine crisis