- Monday, 29 December 2014
Ban Ki-moon: Refugees is one of the biggest challenges in our history
Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon said that the international organization is facing the biggest challenges in its history.
Ban Ki-moon, in front of the Executive Committee of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees of the United Nations in Geneva said that: “It was not in the United Nations history, such as the number of refugees and displaced persons and asylum seekers.” He added: “I did not have to be on the United Nations by the help of such a number of people with food and other essential items to stay alive.” said Ban Ki-moon that the current moment requires more resources and political leadership, and in preparation for an unprecedented cooperation of all States. Secretary-General of the United Nations said that most of the crises currently afflicting the world caused by man, adding that he does not have to be so limited to provide assistance, but also address the causes that led to these crises. Ban Ki-moon, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) praised efforts, pointing out that the organization with her High Commissioner “Antonio Guterres” stand in the forefront in terms of assistance to be provided to more than 50 million refugees worldwide. Ban Ki-moon also said that thousands of employees in the organization are willing to risk their lives to help others.
It is noteworthy that Ban Ki-moon recently said during a speech at the World Trade Organization on the importance of trade in fighting against poverty and achieving sustainable development, said: “We have to pour trade in everyone’s interest.”