Ban Ki Moon

  • Malala Yousafzai may be one of the best-known students in the world, but she is also a teacher. This month she will mark her 16th birthday by coming to the United Nations and sharing an important lesson about education - particularly for girls around the world. Malala is the courageous young ...

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  • Last month, competing interests prevented agreement on a much needed treaty that would have reduced the appalling human cost of the poorly regulated international arms trade.Meanwhile, nuclear disarmament efforts remain stalled, despite strong and growing global popular sentiment in support of this ...

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  • As a child growing up during the Korean War, I studied by candlelight. Electric conveniences, such as refrigerators and fans, were largely unknown. Yet within my lifetime, that reality changed utterly. Easy access to energy opened abundant new possibilities for my family and my nation.Energy ...

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  • Late next month, a child will be born - the 7th billion citizen of planet Earth. We will never know the circumstances into which he or she was born. We do know that the baby will enter a world of vast and unpredictable change - environmental, economic, geopolitical, technological, and ...

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