UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

June 22, 2019
June 22, 2019

Ban Ki-moon to visit Dhaka July 8-10

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is coming to Bangladesh on a three-day visit starting from July 8.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Dozen hurt in Burundi grenade blast as UN chief visits

A dozen people are injured in at least 10 grenade blasts overnight in Bujumbura, police said Tuesday, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visits Burundi.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

COP21: World leaders begin climate talks

World leaders open an historic summit in Paris aimed at ending decades of political gridlock and forging an elusive agreement to avert calamitous global warming.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

Hasina wants all to make world a better place for women

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urge all vow afresh to achieve gender parity in all aspects and make the world a better place for girls and women.

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

Pope arrives at UN to give major speech

Pope Francis begins a closely watched visit to the United Nations, where he will deliver a wide-ranging speech at the start of a full day in the Big Apple ending with a mass at Madison Square Garden.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU ministers attempt to resolve quota row

European Union ministers are to meet to try to resolve a dispute over how to relocate 120,000 asylum seekers who have recently arrived in Europe.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

UN in deal to fight global poverty

Rich and poor countries agree to overhaul global finance for international development and unlock money to end global poverty.

May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

UN chief slams Bamako shooting

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticises the Bamako shooting in Mali that left a Bangladeshi peacekeeper killed and another injured.

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 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Save migrants, deal with cause of flight: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes of humanitarian crisis forcing Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea.