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Secretary-General hails promotion of cooperation between cities, efforts to bridge


digital divide, in message for world e-government mayors’ forum


Following is the text of UN Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon’s video message for the World e-Government Mayors’ Forum in Seoul, from 7 to 9 July:

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SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE IN REPUBLIC OF KOREA ‘YOU


ARE FUTURE WORLD LEADERS’, CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE IN SUPPORT OF UNITED NATIONS WORK


Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the Model United Nations Conference at Cheongju University, Republic of Korea, on 5 July:

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Secretary-General, in remarks at national assembly, urges Republic of Korea


to look outward, share material success with less fortunate nations


Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the National Assembly in Seoul, Republic of Korea, 4 July:

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SECRETARY-GENERAL APPEALS TO UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO DO


MORE FOR UNITED NATIONS, AS ONLY WITH STRONG SUPPORT, DEDICATION CAN IT SUCCEED


Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the United Nations Association of the Republic of Korea, in Seoul on Thursday, 3 July:

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife, Ban Soon-taek, arrived from Tokyo to Beijing on Tuesday, 1 July, on the second leg of his three-country North-East Asian visit and to the Group of Eight (G-8) Summit in Hokkaido the following week.

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CHINESE COMPANIES CAN LAY FOUNDATION FOR SUSTAINABLE, PROSPEROUS WORLD,


SAYS SECRETARY–GENERAL AT MEETING WITH GLOBAL COMPACT CHINA

 


(Delayed in transmission.)


Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at a meeting with the Global Compact China in Beijing yesterday, 2 July:

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INVOKING POWER OF CHANGE IN ADDRESS AT SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY,


SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES STUDENTS TO EMBRACE, NOT FEAR IT

 


Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s address at Seoul National University today, 3 July:

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SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COOPERATIVES, WELCOMES

 

MOVEMENT’S CONTRIBUTION IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE ISSUES

 


Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day of Cooperatives, to be observed on 5 July:

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife, Ban Soon-taek, arrived in Tokyo from New York on Saturday, 28 June, and immediately proceeded to Tokyo train station to board a Shinkansen or high-speed bullet train to Kyoto, kicking off a two-week, three-nation official visit to East Asia, which was to culminate with his participation at the annual Summit of the Group of Eight (G-8) industrialized countries in Toyako, Hokkaido, Japan.