Ban Ki-moon

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World 'gravely' unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report
Trillions of dollars needed to avoid ‘climate apartheid’ but this is less than cost of inaction

Damian Carrington Environment editor

10, Sep, 2019 @12:01 AM

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UK must stop investing in fossil fuels in developing countries | Ban Ki-moon
It is time to prove it is serious about phasing out use of fossil fuels worldwide

Ban Ki-moon

24, Feb, 2019 @1:02 PM

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Ban Ki-moon tells Britain: stop investing in fossil fuels overseas
Former UN secretary-general says country must live up to Theresa May’s commitment

Adam Vaughan

24, Feb, 2019 @1:01 PM

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Leaders move past Trump to protect world from climate change
Far more must be invested in adapting to warming, says new global commission that aims to rebuild political will after US withdrawal from Paris agreement

Damian Carrington Environment editor

16, Oct, 2018 @12:53 PM

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Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon says US healthcare system is 'morally wrong'
Exclusive: Former UN secretary general accuses ‘powerful’ health interests in the US of blocking universal healthcare

Jessica Glenza in New York

25, Sep, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Ban Ki-moon: US has caused serious damage to Paris climate efforts
Ex-UN secretary general tells the Guardian decision to withdraw hampers global political action

Adam Vaughan

05, Mar, 2018 @4:28 PM

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Ban Ki-moon urges US to shun 'powerful interests' and adopt universal healthcare
In a major international intervention in the US debate, the former UN secretary general said the current system ‘ultimately functions to prioritize profit over care’

Jessica Glenza in New York

09, Nov, 2017 @4:52 PM

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Trump’s next target is humanitarian aid – a devastating blow for millions | Mark Seddon
The UN’s humanitarian and peacekeeping operations could be hit hard by the impending federal budget, with refugees and victims of war losing out

Mark Seddon

10, Apr, 2017 @9:45 AM

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The UN is toothless. It must seize this last chance to save itself | Mary Dejevsky
As the new UN secretary general, António Guterres must make the security council matter again – we need it more than ever

Mary Dejevsky

29, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Students Speak: Ban Ki-moon was a hit on gender but a miss on peacekeeping
We asked, you answered. Students hailed the outgoing UN secretary general for his record on equality, but said he failed to protect civilians from conflict

14, Oct, 2016 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the UN secretary general: a real leader is needed | Editorial
Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s successor faces immense challenges. He or – better still – she would be better off serving an extended but single term

Editorial

04, Oct, 2016 @6:50 PM

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Ban Ki-moon troubled by lack of progress on human rights in Iran
UN secretary general highlights ‘alarming rate’ of executions, unfair trials and arbitrary detentions in 19-page report

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

04, Oct, 2016 @3:09 PM

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