Remarks to General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Youth

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly, 25 July 2011

Mr. President of the General Assembly,
Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Distinguished Ministers,
Ms. Alek Wek,
Mr. Romulo Dantas,
Distinguished Delegates,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me first share my shock about the terror attack in Norway on Friday.

I condemn this violence in the strongest possible terms.

I am particularly saddened that this murderer singled out young […]

26 July 2013|Speeches on Youth|

Remarks at high-level meeting on youth side event: “Giving it back, passing it on”: Corporate Engagement and Youth Philanthropy as Pathways to Development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Headquarters, 27 July 2011

Thank you, Mr. Sean Koh, [Founder and CEO, Koherent Inc.], for your very kind introduction. It is very inspiring, what you have been saying. That is exactly what the United Nations is trying to achieve.

Mr. John Kluge, philanthropist and entrepreneur;
Ms. Reeta Roy, President and CEO of MasterCard Foundation;
Ms. Monique […]

26 July 2013|Speeches on Youth|