Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon

  • Event Start: 17th June 2020, 8:00pm
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Former Secretary-General of the United Nations

Ban Ki-moon is a South Korean diplomat and politician, who served as the eight Secretary-General of the United Nations from 2007 until 2016. Elected in 2006 to succeed Kofi Annan, his key achievements include the negotiation of early stages of peace in Darfur, the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the signing of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015. Alongside this, he pursued an agenda of bureaucratic reform and transparency within the UN, and oversaw the creation of UN Women. He has since co-founded the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, and has served as President and Chair of the Global Green Growth Institute, a treaty-based international organisation for sustainable development.

 

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