FORA.tv Speaker - Ban Ki-moon

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Biography

Ban Ki-moon is the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations. His career encompasses many years of service in government and on the global stage, including as the Republic of Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; postings in New Delhi, Vienna, and Washington, DC; and responsibility for a variety of portfolios, including foreign policy, national security, and policy planning. His ties with the United Nations date back to 1975, when he worked for the Foreign Ministry's United Nations division. In 2001-2002, he was Chef de Cabinet during the Republic of Korea's Presidency of the General Assembly. In 1999, he served as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from Seoul National University and a master's degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

7 Programs

Ban Ki-moon: The Crisis in Syria

06.20.14 | 01:02:37 min | 0 comments

Keynote Luncheon — Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, UN

01.18.12 | 00:50:23 min | 0 comments

Justified Force? Preventing Genocide in the 21st Century

01.08.10 | 00:26:47 min | 0 comments

Gaza: The Case for Middle East Peace

01.29.09 | 01:08:28 min | 1 comment

The Global Compact: Creating Sustainable Markets

01.29.09 | 00:57:56 min | 0 comments

His Excellency Ban Ki-moon

07.26.07 | 01:14:56 min | 0 comments

Ban Ki-moon: Why the UN Matters Today

07.11.07 | 01:07:49 min | 0 comments