Building a Better Future for All

Selected Speeches of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon 2007-2012

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The United Nations works across the world for peace, sustainable development, human rights and the rule of law. This collection of speeches by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shows the breadth of those efforts – advances and struggles alike – at a time of profound transition for the human family. Since taking office in 2007, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sought to mobilize the international community behind global solutions to urgent challenges ranging from climate change and poverty to armed conflict and the spread of deadly weapons. The goal: dignity, freedom and opportunity for all.



Address to Stanley Foundation conference on the Responsibility to Protect

It is a great honour and pleasure for me to participate in this very important gathering and addressing this very esteemed group of experts and supporters of Responsibility to Protect. I just started my second term as Secretary-General and I know that when I was elected as Secretary-General for the second time, all of you have supported me, and I thank you very much.


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