multilateralism

Ban calls for three-pronged cooperation strategy in Asia

For Asia to play its role in promoting a “new multilateralism” to face 21st century challenges, it must adopt a three-pronged strategy to allow the region’s nations to come together as partners, and not competitors, to tackle global threats, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

Secretary-General to head to US capital this week

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Washington, D.C. later this week, his spokesperson announced today.

World crises also ‘opportunities for change,’ Ban tells young graduates

A time of crises is also a time of challenge and “opportunities for change,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the graduating class of the United Nations International School (UNIS) today.

Today’s challenges require global leadership, new multilateralism – Ban

Addressing the class of 2009 at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C., Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a special brand of global leadership and a new multilateralism to deal with the complex challenges facing the world today.

Ban, in Princeton, urges a 'new multilateralism'

Due to the intensity and scope of current threats, the world is in dire need of a new multilateralism focused on meeting common human needs, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he spoke at Princeton University.

General Assembly opens 58th session with plea for multilateralism and reform

The United Nations General Assembly opened its 58th annual session today with a minute of silence for staff killed in the terrorist attack in Baghdad, a pledge to persevere in the speedy restoration of sovereignty to the Iraqi people, a promise to pursue the benefits of multilateralism embodied by the world organization and a plea for reform.