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.
As young people all over the world take to the streets to demand climate action and the United Nations Secretary General hosts a special climate summit in New York, the UN Environment Programme's Executive Director, Inger Andersen tells us people power is proving pivotal. And we look at new ways of getting the climate message across.
The IPCC just released a landmark report on the connection between how we use land and how we are changing the climate. Koko Warner studies impacts, vulnerability, and risks in her research at the UN Climate Secretariate. She is one of more than 100 expert authors who volunteered their time over the course of two years to write this report.