Monaco celebrates 20th Anniversary as UN Member with Ban

3 April 2013 – Ban Ki-moon today praised Monaco for its commitment to sustainable development and green growth during a first-of-its-kind visit for a Secretary-General, coinciding with the Principality’s 20th anniversary of membership in the United Nations. “You are helping to lead the world into a sustainable 21st century,” Mr. Ban said in a speech at the Museum of Oceanography, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. “Today from this magnificent setting, I issue a call to the world: I … [Read more...]

India’s progress on health

April 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon kicked off his visit to India today by commending the country’s progress on health, while highlighting the need to do more to promote the well-being of women and children. In his meeting with the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nazi Azad, in New Delhi, Mr. Ban took note of India’s continued efforts towards achieving universal health coverage. He also noted that more than a year has passed since the country has seen a case of polio. In … [Read more...]

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