KOR - 반기문(潘基文, 1944년 6월 13일 ~ )은 유엔의 사무총장이다. 2004년부터 2006년까지 제 33대 대한민국 외교통상부 장관이었으며, 국제 연합 사무총장에 당선되어 2007년부터 업무를 시작했다. 최근 중국고고학계에선 반기문 총장의 조상은 고려로 건너간 중국인이라고 주장했다.
약력그는 일제 강점기 말이었던 1944년에 충청북도 음성군에서 태어났고 충주중학교, 충주고등학교를 수석으로 졸업하고, 서울대학교 외교학과를 졸업했다.충주고등학교 재학시절 미국에 가서 존 F. 케네디 대통령을 만난 일로 인해 외교관의 꿈을 품게 되었다. 1970년 2월 서울대학교 외교학과를 졸업했다. 같은 해 2월 ...
Colombo - Having carefully considered the seriousness of the present situation in the country and without rushing to the press with a hastily prepared statement, I decided to write to you, breaking my long silence that I had been maintaining since the defeat of the LTTE on 19th may 2009. It is not my intention, to enter into the controversy and aggravate the situation further but only to see whether I can help to defuse the situation. I feel that I am matured enough to advice you on any matter. I hope you will take my advice seriously and save the country from facing grave crisis either in the ...
BANGKOK - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon insists that Thailand and Cambodia stop firing and find ways to talk peacefully to resolve the conflict. Furthermore, he reiterates that this conflict cannot be resolved by military means.
UN Secretary-General said that he wanted both Thailand and Cambodia to stop the clashes on the border, by asking Thailand and Cambodia to patiently wait for a new measure to permanently stop the clashes.
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Sustainability has become the foundation for almost all economic thinking nowadays. It is essential not only to economic recovery today, but to ensuring peace and security tomorrow.Factoring sustainability into all our thinking is necessary because, as a global society, we are living on the edge. The last two years have brought a series of crises: energy, food, climate change, and global recession. I fear that worse may be in store. Indeed, today’s global economic crisis, if not handled properly, could evolve into a full-scale political crisis – one defined by social unrest, ...
LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 30, 2015 The A.U. recommends a 7,500 troop force to confront Boko Haram and Ban Ki-moon tells African leaders not to use constitutional changes to "cling to power."
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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 19, 2014 President Obama disagrees with Sony's decision to scrap release of "The Interview," and Ban Ki-moon surveys Ebola-affected West Africa.
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Human Rights Day should be extended to every day of the year, says UN The universal reach of human rights should not be restricted to one day alone but extended to every day of the year, top United Nations officials declared on Wednesday, 10 December, as they marked Human Rights Day – an annual UN-backed event commemorating the date on which the General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.