Share via Email This article is over 2 months old Ban Ki-moon: Ban made the comments in an exclusive interview with the Guardian in New York, as part of his work with The Elders, a group founded by Nelson Mandela to work on issues of global importance, including universal health coverage. What are we waiting for?
Photo by Jackie Ricciardi The South Korean diplomat said the need for such partnerships makes it troubling for him to see US leaders backing away from the Paris Climate Accord, one of his proudest achievements as secretary-general.
Pardee School of Global Studies. In opening remarks, Robert A.
Brown, president of BU, told the students, academics, and staff in attendance that the center will bring together scholars seeking to actively engage in research and dialogue related to policy.
Center director Kevin P.
In his talk, titled Sustainable Development Goals and Global Citizenship, Ban encouraged the students attending, many of whom plan to work in public health—related jobs, research, or diplomacy, to think of both the planet and humanity beyond national boundaries.
He told the audience that the UN and its members cannot bear the responsibility for making partnerships alone in an era where technology is reshaping the landscape, creating both uncertainty and new possibilities.
It seems like it would be quite difficult to forge partnerships. But there are refugees, there are people who need support. He noted that there are still million people in the world who go to bed hungry, 1.
Inequality is also growing between nations, he said: Such work must also foster peace and security, he said, because without it, people cannot engage in a productive society.
Conflicts continue, but the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, with both North and South Korea appearing under the same flag, offer an example of a path toward progress.
Such efforts help create an opportunity for a dialogue with North Korea on its policies and nuclear escalation. Ban said he has been encouraged by the wearestillin pledge by hundreds of US mayors, big business, and others promising to continue efforts to address climate change.
And he said he looks to young people under the age of 25 and women as a force for global change because together they are 75 percent of the global population.
His work is so timely. He said he wants to better understand ways he can have a global impact in his science studies.Nov 18, · The election of Donald Trump cast a shadow over the U.N.'s climate change summit in Marrakech.
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