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Ban Ki-Moon

(bän kē-mo͞on), 1944–, South Korean diplomat, secretary-general of the United Nations (2007–), b. Chungju, grad. Seoul National Univ. (B.S., 1970), Kennedy School of Government, Harvard (M.P.A., 1985). A career diplomat, Ban held a series of posts in the South Korean foreign ministry and in its embassies abroad, including ambassador to Austria (1998–2000) and to the United Nations (2001–2) and minister of foreign affairs and trade (2004–6). In 2006 he was elected to succeed Kofi AnnanAnnan, Kofi Atta
1938–, Ghanaian diplomat, secretary-general of the United Nations (1997–2006), b. Kumasi. The scion of a family of Fante chieftains, he studied at Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn. (grad. 1961), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.A.
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 as UN secretary-general; he was reelected in 2011.
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ISLAMABAD -- The international community must act "collectively and expeditiously" to thwart the growing number of children affected by armed conflicts, United Nations SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon declared on thursday, as the Security Council met to discuss the myriad horrors faced by children caught up in wars worldwide.
Opening the debate, UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon said world's children are increasingly under threat in theatres of war.
A memorandum addressed to the UN General Secretary, Ban Kimoon was also submitted to the UN office.
With this latest report, science has spoken yet again and with much more clarity," declared UN boss Ban Kimoon, almost deifying the global outfit's discredited pseudo-science as if it could "speak" to the Earth's lowly carbon sinners.
Launching the report in Copenhagen, UN secretary general Ban Kimoon said: "Science has spoken, there is no ambiguity in their message.
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He has discussed the issue with Australian premier Tony Abbott and UN secretary general Ban Kimoon and is due to speak to US president Barack Obama and Mr Putin later.
GENERAL Ban Kimoon has said it is more urgent than ever to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war that could spill into the Middle East and called on both sides to agree a cease re.
Certainly, UN Secretary-General Ban Kimoon should send an investigation delegation to the country to study the aspects of the crime and the brutal killing of the people," he added.