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
“Empowering Unwed Mothers in Korea: Combatting Social Stigma and Improving Policies”
At the JCI Asia-Pacific Conference 2019, the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens hosted and co-organized a session in cooperation with Intree, unwed mothers' club in Korea, the Seoul Young Leaders Club (SYLC) of Rotary, and Junior Chamber International (JCI) on June 19th.
The Elders call for greater commitments to achieve Justice For All
More than 5 billion people do not have meaningful access to justice. This should shame us all. The Elders are calling on all leaders to make more ambitious commitments to achieve Justice For All at the High-Level Political Forum in New York.
The Global Programming Conference hosted by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) kicked off on August 19th in Incheon, South Korea. BKMC Co-chair Ban ...Read More
Upon his visit to Shandong province in China on August 15th, BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon met with Mr. Wang Luming, Party Secretary ...Read More
Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens Ban Ki-moon visited the “United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea” in Busan, South Korea ...Read More
BKMC celebrates the International Youth Day and urges all the young people in the world to act as global citizens!
Happy International Youth Day! August 12th marks the international youth day, which was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 and ...Read More
The Global School for Social Leaders (former Latinomics) brought 13 social entrepreneurs and change-makers from Latin America to the Ban Ki-moon ...Read More