Ban Ki Moon

Some Ceilings Were Meant To Be Shattered

Glen Pearson | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada Impact
Glen Pearson

Sometimes things transpire in international venues that remind us that the fight for gender equality is not only being waged relentlessly, but successfully, and with brilliant achievement. For years we read stories of individual women making their mark by ascending to leadership roles in business, politics, entertainment, non-profit, and in media, among many other fields.

Ban Ki-moon Praises Canada's Openness To Refugees

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The UN Secretary-General said he was grateful for the "generous and compassionate'' commitment of the Canadian government to resettle tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.

The Sun In The Centre: Airplane Solar Impulse Makes History

Marco Morosini | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Business
Marco Morosini

Put the sun at the glowing heart of progress! This is the message of Solar Impulse. For two centuries technological civilization has revolved around the energy of fossil fuels, but now humankind has the capability and knowledge to make the energy of the sun the centre of its development.

John Kerry's Granddaughter Was The Cutest Addition To The Paris Climate Summit

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 04.25.2016 | Canada Parents

The two-year-old stole the show!

Syrian Troops Drive Islamic State Out Of Palmyra

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.27.2016 | Canada

Ban Ki-Moon says that "we are encouraged and fortunate'' that Syrian troops retook Palmyra.

Ban Ki-Moon's Flattery Of Trudeau Was Play For Money: Tories

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Politics

He riffed off the PM's 'Canada is back' slogan.

Ban Ki-Moon Praises Montreal's Anti-Radicalization Efforts

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2016 | Canada Politics

Ban says countries must also protect and promote human rights and dignity while working to counter terrorism.

Canada Won't Meet UN Aid Goal, Despite Ban Ki-Moon's Urging

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

“I believe that Canada has capacity and resources," said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

UN Secretary General Lauds Canada's Response To Refugee Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Ban Ki-moon met with 40 Syrian refugees during his visit to Parliament.

Canada Will Seek UN Security Council Seat: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The PM's comments come after meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Trudeau, UN Chief To Talk Climate, Peacekeeping During Ottawa Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.

UN Secretary General To Visit Trudeau In Ottawa

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2016 | Canada Politics

They'll discuss climate change and the Syrian refugee crisis.

UN Chief Warns Of 'Alarming' Spike In Global Unemployment

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Business

Fortunately, Canada is forecast to see a decline in unemployment.

How the UN Can Help Create Peace in a Divided World

Centre for International Policy Studies | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Politics
Centre for International Policy Studies

There is no more annoying phrase in discussions of international affairs than "If the United Nations did not exist, we would have to invent it!" It is certainly true that the world urgently needs an effective collective security organization today. But the organization it needs bears only a passing resemblance to the UN we currently have.

Palestinian Flag Raised At UN For The First Time

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Wednesday a day of "pride" and "hope" for Palestinians around the world.

Five Ways You Can Promote Gender Equality in Your Workplace

Katie Zeppieri | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Living
Katie Zeppieri

With the help of Kumpf, UNDP and the UN Foundation, I have compiled a list of some easy ways that you can take action today to help "paint the world orange" and promote gender equality in your workplace.

Ban-Ki Moon To Canada: Quit Stalling On Climate Change

CBC | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Politics

Ban Ki-moon told CBC on Thursday that Canada needs to stop stalling on setting climate change goals, and instead become "ambitious and visionary." T...

SPREADING THE NEWS

CBC | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada

New York City might as well be the place for a "bold, new course of action" on climate change, as the conveners of the 2014 Climate Summit hope.  C...

UN Secretary General: World Leaders Should 'Follow Canada's Example'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The secretary general of the United Nations is calling on Canada to boost its overall foreign aid budget to meet an ambitious international ...

Harper: Maternal, Child Health A Priority

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - An upcoming Toronto conference on child and maternal health in developing countries, that will bring together international leaders, experts...

Harper's Toughest Words Yet?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia should not be handed a veto over how the world responds to an unprecedented threat to its security, Prime Minister Ste...

The Hidden Genocide of Muslims

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

I've been reading about the war in Burma/Myanmar. It's a conflict between the Buddhist Burmese majority and approximately 800,000 Royhingya Muslims in the Arakan (Rakhine) State. They are among the world's least wanted and most persecuted people.

My Country is Under Attack. Do You Care?

Arsen Ostrovsky | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada
Arsen Ostrovsky

I'm angry. You see, as most Americans were waking up this morning, and those in Europe and elsewhere around the world were going about their daily routines, here in Israel -- over one million people were running for cover from a hail of rockets being rained down by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza. Can you imagine if even one rocket was fired on Washington, London, Paris or Moscow? No nation on earth can, or should, tolerate such attacks on its people. I'm angry that there is someone out there who does not know me and has never met me, yet still wants to kill me -- for no other reason than being Israeli. No, I am not angry. I am outraged.

Ban Ki-Moon Gets His Gangnam Style On

CBC | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Music

It was bound to happen. Two powerhouses of South Korea met Tuesday in New York for the first time. United Nations Secretary General Ban K...

UN Secretary General PRANKED..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A pair of Quebec radio personalities known for prank phone calls are boasting of another victim _ the Secretary General of the United Natio...