Ban Ki-moon was the eighth secretary-general of the United Nations.
The former South Korean foreign minister adopted the post in 2007. His term in office ended 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 on former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Following President Donald Trump's move to cut aid to the UN agency for Palestinians, 11 nations have rushed to deliver their funds early. The agency appealed for $800 million to provide aid to Palestinian refugees.