flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world. But
there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That
blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in
decades after its founding, the United Nations remains a beacon for all
Ban Ki-moon is the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr. Ban took office on 1
January 2007. On 21 June 2011, he was unanimously re-elected by the General
Assembly and will continue to serve until 31 December 2016.
"Only when we work together can we overcome shared threats and seize
shared opportunities; only at the United Nations can all countries –
large and small, rich and poor – and all people have their voices
heard. In our rapidly changing world, the United Nations remains humankind’s invaluable instrument of common progress." ...