Conversations with Ban Ki-moon: The Necessary Man of World Diplomacy

Conversations with Ban Ki-moon: The Necessary Man of World Diplomacy

by Tom Plate

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Overview

Only eight people have been privileged to hold the job of Secretary General since the United Nations’ founding in 1945. And only one of them has ever told the inside story of the UN while still holding that special office. That man is Ban Ki-moon, the veteran diplomat and former star foreign minister of South Korea now in his second term as “SG”. Because he understands that the UN is in crisis – and because he fears the reasons for this are not widely understood – he believes it is time to unveil the truth about the organization and explain why its failure would be a catastrophe. The result, via unprecedented conversations with American journalist Tom Plate, is a deeply revealing book about the kinds of issues and challenges whose resolutions (or lack thereof) will in fact determine the future of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814302043
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publication date: 09/15/2012
Series: Conversations with Giants of Asia Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 853,135
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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