Ban Ki Moon Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ban ki moon quotes, ban ki moon sayings, and ban ki moon proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We must unite. Violence against women cannot be tolerated, in any form, in any context, in any circumstance, by any political leader or by any government.     

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The danger posed by war to all of humanity - and to our planet - is at least matched by the climate crisis and global warming. I believe that t he world has reached a critical stage in its efforts to exercise responsible environmental stewardship.     

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Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people.     

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The taking of life is too absolute, too irreversible, for one human being to inflict on another, even when backed by legal process . Where the death penalty persists, conditions for those awaiting execution are often horrifying, leading to aggravated suffering.     

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You have to take ownership and leadership of tomorrow. For that to be possible, you have to strengthen your capacity and widen your vision as a global citizen.     

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.     

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Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone's responsibility.     

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.     

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Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.     

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Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.     

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.     

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The world is over-armed and peace is under-funded.     

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We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no 'plan B' because there is no 'planet B.'     

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Planet Earth is our shared island, let us join forces to protect it.     

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Climate change is, simply, the greatest collective challenge we face as a human family.     

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Climate change is, simply, the greatest collective challenge we face as a human family.     

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The United Nations has a proud record of helping millions of people in mine-affected countries.     

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Sustainable development and climate change are two sides of the same coin.     

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Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.     

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Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.     

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I am disturbed by how states abuse laws on Internet access. I am concerned that surveillance programmes are becoming too aggressive. I understand that national security and criminal activity may justify some exceptional and narrowly-tailored use of surveillance. But that is all the more reason to safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms.     

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