Ban Ki-moon

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive Dhaka on Friday on a brief visit which will be his second visit to Bangladesh this year after leaving the United Nations.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

UN condemns ‘despicable’ terrorist attacks in Paris

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Security Council condemn the attacks in Paris that killed at least 140 people.

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

World leaders set to adopt UN goals

Leaders from nearly 200 nations are set to adopt a sweeping plank of global goals to combat poverty, inequality and climate change in the broadest and most comprehensive effort ever by the United Nations to tackle the world's ills.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

UN chief seeks 'global action' on climate change

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon calls for "global action" this year to limit climate change as international weather experts began a quadrennial congress in Geneva.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

North Korea cancels UN chief's visit

North Korea has abruptly cancelled UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's visit one day before he was due to arrive.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

700 migrants rescued off Indonesia

Another 700 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants are rescued off Indonesia on Friday, police say, as Myanmar undermined calls for a coordinated response to the human-trafficking crisis by threatening to boycott a planned Southeast Asian summit.

May 2, 2015
May 2, 2015

Advise BNP to shun path of terrorist, Hasina tells UN chief

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expresses her hope that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will suggest BNP to return to the democratic politics shunning the path of terrorist and militant activities.

April 29, 2015
April 29, 2015

UN for probing city polls ‘allegations’

In view of the freshly concluded dodgy mayor elections in Bangladesh, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for probe into those allegations.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

UN chief calls for credible city elections

UN secretary general calls upon the authorities in all relevant institutions to ensure that elections to Dhaka and Chittagong city corporations will be transparent, inclusive and credible.

February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

UN chief renews appeal for peaceful solution

Ban Ki-moon express concerned over the rising tensions and continuing violence in Bangladesh and calls for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.

February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015

UN chief urges de-escalation of Bangladesh situation

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today urged Bangladesh to find a tangible way for de-escalating the ongoing political situation

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