Ban Ki-moon met the 10th grader in her home town Maputo in 2013; she drew his attention after asking him if "a girl like her could one day become Secretary-General of the UN"...
Special commemorative event organized by the Permanent Mission of India and co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Belgium, Egypt, France, Greece, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Nigeria and the United Republic of Tanzania)
Remarks by Deputy Secretary General, Jan Eliasson, on the special commemorative event: “War Memorials of the First World War”.
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
Weapons of mass destruction – nuclear, biological and chemical – have plagued the human race since their invention – and they still pose a threat today. Terror attacks – and accidents – have spread panic in several countries over recent decades.