UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon


Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal – UN report

Jul 09, 2016 - 4:40 PM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon leaves it up to the Security Council to determine what if anything should be done in response

Al-Qaeda, allies seize Syria's Idlib city in blow to regime

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:52 PM

The capture comes as UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon expresses anger and shame at the world s failure to stop the conflict

A fighter from the al-Qaida group in the Levant, Al-Nusra Front, poses next to the movements flag in a destroyed building near the front line with Syrian government solders in Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp, south of Damascus on September 22, 2014. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 180,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it erupted in March 2011, while the United Nations puts the figure at 191,000. AFP PHOTO/ RAMI AL-SAYED

UN chief calls for arms embargo on Syria

Jun 20, 2014 - 11:11 PM

It is irresponsible for foreign powers and groups to give continued military support to parties in Syria that are committing atrocities the UN chief says

In this file photo, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks during a press conference in Manila, Philippines, 22 December 2013. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

With China as guest, G77 summit seeks new development commitments

Jun 15, 2014 - 1:08 AM

Leaders of developing nations plus China meet to draft a global anti poverty agenda at a summit that also showcases Latin America s burgeoning relationship with the Asian giant

Glitch mars Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Feb 08, 2014 - 1:20 AM

There was an early glitch at the Sochi Winter Olympics when one of five illuminated snowflakes which were to morph into the five Olympic rings inside the arena failed to light

FOUR RINGS AND A FLAKE. The Sochi Winter Olympics got off to an uneven start as one of the five snowflakes designed to comprise the five Olympic rings failed to transition into a circle. Photo by Barbara Walton/EPA

Autism Awareness Day: 'Light it up blue'

Apr 02, 2013 - 4:51 PM

On April 2 World Autism Awareness Day UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon calls for a more inclusive society that recognizes the potential of people with autism

AUTISM AWARENESS. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gives his World Autism Awareness Day message. Photo from the 'Ban Ki-moon' Facebook page