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The chief Blue Helmet invades L.A.—Ban Ki-moon does Hollywood

by Patt Morrison

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With the epicenters of diplomatic relations in New York, Washington D.C. and abroad, it’s rare that L.A. has a chance to receive an international leader of significant stature. This week marks one of those rare occurrences, when United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon comes to L.A. to receive the UCLA Medal and deliver a speech on the power of citizens everywhere to get involved in addressing the world’s problems. The problems of which the Secretary-General will speak are large, complicated and numerous, from continuing to build a functioning government in Afghanistan to organizing international action against a possible nuclear-armed Iran. From these points of conflict to making progress on global action to stem climate change, Patt sits down with Secretary-General Ban for a look at the man with so many burdens resting on his Blue Helmet.


Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations

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