Ban Ki-moon Foundation, New York


The Ban Ki-moon Foundation was launched in 2022 in New York City, with the goal of mobilizing stakeholders across sectors in the U.S. and the Americas to advance progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. Ban Ki-moon Foundation is the DBA name of the Foundation for the Ban Ki-moon Centre.


Building a more sustainable world, based on universal respect for human rights, regardless of age, gender, identity, religion, and nationality through a global citizenship mindset.


Foster leadership for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement by inspiring current decision-makers and empowering the next generation of leaders.

Areas of Work

Gender Equality in all sectors

Climate and Sustainability

Public Health Equity

Peace, Security, and Justice


Leadership Development

With the goal of creating a larger and more diverse “bench” of leaders and movements ready to the advance Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Education and Advocacy

Increase financial and political commitments toward the implementation of SDGs and the Paris Climate Agreement at the intersection of gender, racial, and economic justice.

Advancing SDGs Solutions

Through catalytic investment and scaling of local and transnational solutions led by youth, women, and other historically excluded communities.



Ban Ki-moon Foundation, New York

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