Ban Ki Moon Former-secretary general to the united nations

The eighth Secretary-General to the United Nations, serving from 2007 to 2016. His priorities have been to mobilize world-wide leaders by setting the global agenda, from climate change to economic turmoil. He oversaw the Global Recession of 2008, the Arab Springs in 2011 and the Climate Change Summit of 2014. Moon has been an exception influence in his field calling for the disarmament of nuclear missiles, ending women's suffrage and calling for peaceful negotiations in the Middle-East.

"He has sought to be a bridge-builder, to give voice to the world's poorest and most vunerable people, and to strengthen the organisation itself." (United Nation, 2007) [Online Report]
Ban Ki Moon present at G20


Ban-Ki Moon to a considerable degree has been an effective communicative professional in his bid to influence and eradicate war tension, climate change and third world problems. He may have prevented such events from occurring but his been a prime deterrer of recidivism through his ability to mediate and negotiate on behalf of others and himself. His two terms as Secretary-General, has allowed him to implement campaigns such as the UN Women agency and Five Point Peace Plan to combat issues such as gender discrimination and nuclear threats within governments as a form of war deterrence. Moon has been able to condemn human rights violations and exhume violence towards minority groups.

Seoul, Republic of South Korea

Talks on his possible future South Korean presidency, however, controversy persists over his liberal agenda due to his previous leadership presence at the UN.


Young Ban-Ki Moon serving as Secretary-General of Foreign Affairs (May 1970-1974) till becoming a First Secretary of the South Permanent Observer Mission until the South Korea became a full member on 17th Sept 1991.


  • Born within the Republic of Korea on the 13th of June 1944. He saw the harrowing effects of World War 2 and the Korean War.
  • Held office from 1st of January 2007 to 31st of December 2016. He was re-elected in 2011
  • Before becoming Secretary-General --> Bachelor's in International Relations (1970) from Seoul National University and Master's degree in public administration from Harvard.
  • UN (1975) Foreign Ministry United Nations Division then Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade for 37 years till he became the UN Secretary-General in 2007.
  • Since 2007, Mrs Ban devoted her attention to women's and children's health, including autism, the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the campaign to prevent mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission (United Nations, 2007).
Global Teacher Prize awards US $1 million to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession.
Photo of BKM alongside other UN peacemakers
International Women's Day


International Women's Day (8th of March) and Women's Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work (13th to 24th of March)

  • Eliminating Violence Against Women --> 1/3 women around the world have been subjected to abused. That's over a billion.
  • Leadership and Participation --> Women are still under-represented within governments, business, civil society and positions of influence.
  • Economic Empowerment --> Guaranteeing women and men equal opportunities is better for the economy.
  • Sustainable Development Goals --> 17 goals to reduce poverty, one introduces economic development.
  • Women, Peace and Security --> Women are disproportionately subjected to conflict making up a majority of refugees and internally displaced people.
Tibetan Monks


International Campaign for Tibet Independence

  • Transformation of the whole of Tibet into a zone of Ahimsa, demilitarized zone of peace and non-violence.
  • Abandonment of China’s population transfer policy, which threatened the very existence of the Tibetans as a people.
  • Respect for the Tibetan people’s fundamental human rights and democratic freedoms;
  • Restoration of and protection of Tibet’s natural environment and abandonment of China’s use of Tibet for the production of nuclear weapons and dumping of nuclear waste;
  • Commencement of earnest negotiations on the future status of Tibet and of relations between the Tibetan and Chinese people.
14th Dalai Lama giving speech on Five Point Peace Plan

The Background of Tibet

In 1988 the Dalai Lama elaborated on the fifth point, proposing a concrete framework of negotiations. Tibet, he suggested, should become fully self-governing under a democratically elected government. China could maintain responsibility for the overall foreign policy of Tibet and, until such time as the Tibetan zone of Ahimsa is set up, following a regional conference on peace, China would also be permitted to maintain a restricted number of troops in Tibet for defensive purposes only.

My Professional

Ban-Ki Moon retired in 2016, after serving 2 terms as Secretary-General his experience spreading over 47 years. In 2017, he will be a considered a possible candidate as the new Republic of South Korea's Presidential successor. Ban-Ki Moon as a passive-aggressive communicator, has given him the ability to condemn and mediate human rights violations and denounce oppression on minorities. As an effective professional he has influenced me greatly due to his verbal expression and extensive media platform in which he can influence world leaders within the worlds most peace-driven power-built agency.


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