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.
A day before the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, the US, BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon—who is also a ...Read More
In 1951 a young boy and his family fled their burning village during a brutal war that brought immeasurable death and ...Read More
BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates, and World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva to head the Global Commission on Adaptation
On September 10th, 2018, Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) announced the inauguration of the Ban Ki-moon Centre’s Co-chair Ban Ki-moon as Chair of ...Read More
The third Asia Leadership Forum was held by the LIU Institute for Asia & Asian Studies at the University of Notre ...Read More
“I believe that we all share a common destiny. We are all in this together. There’s not a single country or ...Read More