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.
North and South Korea want to explore reconnecting their rail and road systems as part of efforts to ease tensions in the region. The South needed an exemption from the United Nations sanctions regime for that to happen.
Despite huge advances worldwide, women entrepreneurs still face major obstacles when it comes to venture capital, funding, and seeing their dreams through. Women's Entrepreneurship Day is trying to change that.