UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and wife Yoo Soon-taek with the staff of the Habibi & Hawara Restaurant in Vienna, which he visited to showcase the UN-System-Wide Campaign, “TOGETHER: Respect, Safety & Dignity for All”.
In remarks on a visit to the Habibi & Hawara, a restaurant run by a team of refugees and Austrians in the citiy of Vienna, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "when refugees are coming, they are not coming with problems, they are coming with a different culture, different religion, different skills and different potential, so they can be a good mix with the Austrian and local community."
UN Photo/Amanda Voisard Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the opening of the UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, a two-day conference with the common goal of setting new directions for global transport efforts.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tells delegations gathered in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, for the UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, that the world has the resolve, commitment, imagination and creativity “to transform our transport systems in a sustainable manner that will improve human wellbeing, enhance social progress and protect our planet.”
UN Photo/Evan Schneider Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the UN Climate change Conference (COP22) in Marakesh, Morocco
Hailing the entry into force of the Paris Agreement as “a new dawn for global cooperation” on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged countries to translate words into effective policies and actions at the opening of the high-level segment of the 22nd Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), or COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, on 15 November 2016. “Countries have strongly supported the Agreement because they realize their own national interest is best secured by pursuing the common good,” said Mr. Ban.
UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) meets with Mustafa Akinci, Leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community (left), and Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus (right).
"Cyprus offers tremendous hope to people around the world that long-standing conflicts can be resolved peacefully through negotiations," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the press, assuring the Turkish Cypriot leader and Greek Cypriot leader, of the UN’s commitment to assist in whatever way to reach their shared goal, while respecting that the future of Cyprus will be determined by Cypriots, for all Cypriots.
UN Photo/Rick Bajornas Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to journalists on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
"We remain in a race against time. But with the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the world has the plans we need to make the shift to a low-emission, climate-resilient path," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the press on the entry into force of the climate change agreement.
SECRETARY-GENERAL VISITS AUSTRIAN-ARAB RESTAURANT IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA
In remarks Ban Ki-moon says that “we are together. We are the same brothers and sisters. We are the same people, men and women. There is no difference at all.”
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in his latest op-ed in the Huffington Post, stressed that he has been urging leaders across Europe, and indeed throughout the world, to show greater solidarity not just through relief, but through resettlement and other legal pathways for refugees.
The Security Council must set aside its political differences and come together to find a solution for the “intractable” and drawn-out Syrian conflict.
Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse
The report provides data on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the United Nations system for the period from 1 January to 31 December 2015 and information on measures being taken to strengthen the Organization’s response.