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.
During his visit to Rome, Italy on April 10-12th, Co-chair Ban Ki-moon attended a forum on the topic of world peace ...Read More
On April 11th, 2019, BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon visited the Vatican to have a private meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis. ...Read More
During this week from April 8th to 12th, 2019, the “Korea Global Adaptation Week” is taking place in Incheon, South Korea. ...Read More
A 2-day symposium “Global Sustainable Development Goals in a Mediatized World” took place at the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Vienna, Austria on April 4-5th, 2019. At ...Read More
The delegation of The Elders met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China on April 1st, 2019. The delegation consisted of Chair of The ...Read More