Time of Test, Era of Opportunity
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Time of Test, Era of Opportunity

Selected Speeches of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, 2007–2016

This publication features a selection of speeches delivered by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his tenure from 2006 to 2016, a decade that has witnessed considerable upheaval and transformation. The most important issues of our time are addressed in this volume, ranging from international peace and security to sustainable development, climate change to disarmament, humanitarian action to human rights, justice and the rule of law, and the empowerment of women and girls and of the new generations. This collection of speeches provides vital insights into our rapidly changing world and of the multiple challenges facing humanity today.

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Remarks to General Assembly High-level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, New York, 8 June 2011 You do not have access to this content

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Thirty years ago, AIDS was terrifying, deadly and spreading fast. Today, we have a chance to end this epidemic once and for all. The story of how we got here was written by many of you. The governments, the medical community, the private sector and, above all, the activists who struggled against AIDS in their lives and around the world.