multilateralism

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.