Ban Ki-moon


Selecting the United Nations Secretary-General

2016 will see the selection of a new Secretary-General of the United Nations, as Ban Ki-moon’s second term ends on 31 December 2016. Even though there is no limit to the number of terms a Secretary-General may serve, none has held office for more than two terms....


Secretary-General to return to Global Citizen Festival

Extreme poverty is unfair, unnecessary, and unjust. The world’s poor are working hard to lift themselves out of poverty and they’re having great success at it. But all too often it’s the actions and assumptions of some that trap others in systems that keep them...


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Cuba

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Cuba this week to attend the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Summit and to meet with officials there. You can see more photos and find out more about his visit by following the Office of the Spokesperson...