Ahead of this year’s 8th UNESCO Youth Forum to be held in Paris, France from 29-31 October 2013, young people throughout the world have been participating in the pre-Forum discussions online since August 21st, 2013. The UNESCO Youth Forum, held prior to UNESCO’s General Conference, brings together young participants from all over the world to exchange […]
Keynote address to the Global Colloquium of University Presidents at Columbia University [as prepared for delivery]
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, New York (USA), 02 April 2012 Every year, this Global Colloquium addresses some of the most pressing issues facing our world. I have been honoured to join you a number of times so I know how dynamic this forum is – and how much you can achieve. Thank you for having me back.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Yeosu (Republic of Korea), 12 August 2012 It is wonderful to be here. Thank you for your warm welcome. I arrived in Yeosu just a short while ago. This is my first stop on this visit to Korea – but it is my third visit to Yeosu. I was here for the first