Lecture by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


On 17 November 2013, His Excellency the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was awarded VMU Honorary Doctorate. The solemn ceremony in Kaunas, Lithuania was attended by government officials, members of academic community and the general public.

The UN Secretary-General’s lecture during the ceremony was mostly devoted to issues that the UN deals with every day: various global economic, technological, environmental and political challenges, including the Syrian crisis and the typhoon in the Philippines.

The text of the lecture (as prepared in advance) is available on the website of the United Nations.

This ceremony was a part of event series dedcated to the 25th anniversary of reestablished VMU.

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