Ban Ki-moon is the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
The former South Korean foreign minister adopted the post in 2007. His term in office will end in 2016. Ban is the father of three children. He speaks Korean, English, French, Italian, German and Japanese. This is a collection of DW's latest content pertaining to the UN Secretary-General.
The US will "pressure" China to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue, Ambassador Nikki Haley has said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a UN Security Council meeting on the rogue state later this month.