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.



Remarks at the launch of UN Cares, the UN workplace programme on HIV

Today, we join as one UN to launch UN Cares, the workplace programme on HIV embracing the entire United Nations family. With this initiative, we commit to making available the staff, time and resources needed to meet a specific set of ten minimum standards by the end of 2011 — from training, counselling and testing to insurance coverage and access to condoms.


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