52Dec 16, 2013
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon End of Year News Conference
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave a year end press conference. He said “a cessation of hostilities” would be necessary in order for political negotiations on a ...
6,171Dec 10, 2013
Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela
A memorial service was held in Johannesburg for former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95. Speakers included President Obama, South African ...
249Dec 5, 2013
U.N. Secretary General on the Death of Nelson Mandela
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke to reporters at United Nations headquarters in New York City following news of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela, who ...
253Sep 27, 2013
United Nations Security Council Meeting on Syria
The United Nations Security Council voted on a resolution requiring Syria to turn over its chemical weapons. The United States and Russia agreed on the language of the Security Council ...
226Sep 24, 2013
United Nations General Assembly Speech by Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the United Nations General Assembly and called on member states to stop sending weapons to the Syria conflict as the United States and Russia engaged in talks on ...
109Sep 16, 2013
United Nations Briefing on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon briefed reporters on the chemical weapons inspectors report on Syria. He confirmed that chemical weapons were used. He also described the inspectors' ...
213Sep 9, 2013
Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed reporters on the ongoing investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria. Earlier in the day, Syria’s foreign minister announced that ...
199Sep 3, 2013
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke with reporters about the chemical weapons inspection team which completed its work in Syria over the weekend. He said the use of force would ...
125Jul 25, 2013
Syria and the Middle East Peace Process
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and Secretary of State John Kerry spoke briefly to reporters before the U.N. Security Council meeting. They talked about global climate change, ...
181Jul 25, 2013
United Nations Security Council Meeting
The United Nations Security Council held a meeting on the ongoing conflict in the African Great Lakes Region, as well as development efforts and humanitarian assistance in the region. Secretary ...
51Feb 11, 2013
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Remarks
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations about several international disputes, including North Korea’s nuclear tests and the Arab-Israeli ...
663Nov 29, 2012
U.N. Vote on Palestinian Statehood
The United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of Palestinian statehood. The resolution upgraded the Palestinians' status to a “non-member observer state” and was approved by a ...
220Nov 21, 2012
The United Nations Security Council heard an update from Secretary Ban Ki-moon on the Israel-Gaza conflict and cease fire agreement reached earlier that same day. He spoke to the council via ...
149Jul 22, 2012
AIDS 2012 International Conference
The opening session of the International AIDS Conference included Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.
137Jun 7, 2012
United Nations Meeting on Syria
Ambassadors spoke at an informal meeting in the General Assembly Hall on violence in Syria and appropriate international reaction to recent massacres of civilians by government forces.
2,252May 7, 2012
Atlantic Council Annual Awards Dinner
The Atlantic Council presented awards in different categories at their annual dinner. Award recipients included Prince Harry of Great Britian for his humanitarian work, Secretary General Ban Ki ...
307May 7, 2012
United Nations' Role in Post-Conflict Situations
Ban Ki-moon talked about the role of the United Nations in post-conflict situations. He spoke about the humanitarian and security needs of countries emerging from war, the operation of the ...
92Apr 20, 2012
Ban Ki-moon Remarks
Ban Ki-Moon gave a keynote address at a conference on renewable energy. He called on President Obama to come and act at the Rio+20 Conference, saying the president’s role will be crucial ...
136Oct 20, 2011
Death of Moammar Qadhafi
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said the death of former Libyan leader Moammar Qadhafi “marks an historic change” for that country. He warned that the “road ahead ...
572Sep 21, 2011
United Nations General Assembly
World leaders spoke about global affairs at the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. Brazilian President Rouseff focused on the need for concerted action to tackle the ...
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