On April 19th, 2019, the Rotary Club within the Palo Alto University hosted a meeting where BKMC Co-chair Ban Ki-moon featured as a speaker. Ban spoke on the topic of “the UN’s Role in a World of Rising Nationalism: Practical Lessons on Affecting Multilateral Process” as former Secretary-General of the United Nations and a Rotarian himself.
Rotary International is a global network of 1.2 million who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting changes across the globe, in communities, and in individuals themselves. Their 35,000+ clubs work together to:
- Promote peace
- Fight disease
- Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
- Save mothers and children
- Support education
- Grow local economies
The Ban Ki-moon Centre has a close relationship with Rotary International as one of its Board members Mr. Ed Futa served as a former General Secretary of Rotary International. The Centre has also closely worked with the Seoul Young Leaders Club of the Rotary International District 3650 to support and empower young unmarried women who are marginalized in South Korea.
Learn more: https://www.rotary.org/