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The right man for an impossible job

GENEVA (SE): Before Donald Trump formally becomes the president of the United States of America, another major shift on the global stage is due to take place.

On the first day of the New Year, António Guterres, a much respected politician from Portugal became the new secretary general of United Nations (UN), to replace Ban Ki-moon from South Korea, who has held the post for the past 10 years.

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Ban calls for stronger civic society in China

HONG KONG (SE): During a visit to China from July 6 to 10, the secretary general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, praised the Middle Kingdom for the leading work it has done in the environmental field, as well as its remarkable transformation over the past 10 years in terms of its contribution to various United Nations’ (UN) missions around the world.

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Religious leaders pressure United Nations

NEW YORK (SE): An Interfaith Climate Statement to World Leaders was presented to the secretary general of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, at a ceremony held in the Chapel of the Church Centre for the UN in Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, New York, on April 18, four days prior to the scheduled signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted last year on December 12.

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