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.
“Do not erect walls; build bridges!” Ban Ki-moon urges at the 4th International Growth in Transition Conference
“Sustainable development must become the hallmark of this era,” claimed BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon at the “4th International Growth in Transition ...Read More
The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) co-organized a forum ...Read More
CEO Patrick Verkooijen of Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) visited the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens on November 13th to have a ...Read More
The Kuwaiti government donated another fund to the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens through its Embassy in Vienna. H.E. Ambassador ...Read More
Keynote Address at the 2018 World Disasters Report Launch Monday, 12 November 2018 Vienna International Centre (VIC) 15:00 – 15:15, Conference ...Read More