The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens is an independent nonprofit organization under Austrian law. The Centre was founded in 2017 and is co-chaired by Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General from 2007 – 2016 and by Heinz Fischer, President of the Republic of Austria from 2004 – 2016.
“Be inspired to go out in the world and to work not only for the betterment of your own country, but the betterment of humankind. Be a global citizen. Act with passion and compassion. Help us to make the world safer and more sustainable today and for the generations that will follow. That is our moral responsibility.” – Ban Ki-moon
Online Lecture Series on 'Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon'
In partnership with Yonsei University and Coursera, the series cover topics such as People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership. The lectures are taught by the board members of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens.
On January 28th at the presentation of the Global Risks Report in Vienna, Austria, Co-chair Heinz Fischer shared his perceptions of global risks. Ending his ...Read More
On January 25, the Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) celebrated its graduation ceremony during the 2019 RAUN Conference held ...Read More
In cooperation with AG Globale Verantwortung, Global Compact Network Austria, and the Austrian Economic Chambers (WKO), the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens co-organized an open ...Read More
On January 23rd during the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos, Switzerland, BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon, CEO Kristalina Georgieva of the ...Read More
BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon was interviewed by CNN and Al Jazeera during the World Economic Forum 2019 held in Davos, Switzerland. ...Read More