“The world now has the largest generation of young people in history. I place great hope in their power to shape our future,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told leaders and dignitaries at High-Level Event […]
The long anticipated zero draft outcome document [see original file here] for the post-2015 summit is now available!
This zero draft will be discussed at the upcoming session of the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations, from 22-25 June. The […]
‘Give young people decent jobs and they will create a better future’ – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
When young people have decent jobs, political weight, negotiating muscle and real influence in the world, they will create a better future, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday as he kicked off a Headquarters […]
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will address youth as special guest at an event on the role of youth in the post-2015 agenda in Brussels, on 27 May. It will be livestreamed to audiences across the […]
"What is important to remember is that history does not measure a person by the size of his or her bank account. What counts is how much one gives back to the world and how courageously one fights for what is right and for those in need." #Hoyas2015- Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United NationsPosted by Georgetown University on Saturday, May 16, 2015
In a commencement address at Georgetown University, where he received an honorary degree yesterday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told graduates to choose service, be bold, listen, champion progress and act with passion and compassion.
In less than 48 hours, and with almost 5,000 online sign-ups from Pakistan alone, the HeForShe global ticker on Saturday crossed into the 300k mark.
Following a chance meeting of female students with Mr. Jamshed Kazi, […]
Yusra, a young woman from East Darfur, had always wanted to work with her community to help people improve their lives.
“Because of the conflict, we have so many problems such as poverty, low-income and lack […]
Sexuality education programming set to reach millions of young people across eastern and southern Africa
Young people in eastern and southern Africa, like many of their peers around the world, often receive conflicting and inaccurate information about sex. This can lead to badly informed decisions about how, when or with […]
Secretary-General’s remarks at Open Debate of the Security Council on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace
New York, 23 April 2015
I am honoured by the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II of Jordan – which has so ably led the Security Council this month.
His Royal Highness is the […]