DW's Michel Friedman meets outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on this week's edition of Conflict Zone.
"I'm a living example of how human rights have excelled during the time of the AK Party," the party's Vice Chair Ravza Kavakci Kann tells us, but President Erdogan's crackdown on civil liberties continues.
The UN leader told DW's Conflict Zone that the resolution of a conflict cannot hinge on the future of one man. He called on Security Council members to act with more transparency and bring about an end to the Syrian war.
As a new UN secretary general is sworn in, how will the outgoing chief Ban Ki-moon be remembered in history? DW examines his record in office and the unresolved challenges he leaves behind for his successor.
The UN's top diplomat says his term at the UN has seen violence and conflicts around the world continue unabated, but that many lives have also changed for the better. His 10 years in office end on January 1.
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