UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Mrs. Ban Soon-taek and UNEP Deputy Executive Director Amina Mohamed visit the UN Pavilion on the final day of Expo 2012.Yeosu/Nairobi, 14 August 2012 - After welcoming over 8,000 visitors each day over the past three months, the United Nations Pavilion at Expo...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcome message to UN Pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea The UN Pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea features a vibrant "blue world" - the oceans and coasts that are so crucial for human well-being and for a smoothly functioning global economy.The exhibits aim to...
The UN Pavilion represents the joint efforts of 24 UN agencies, funds, programmes and international organizations to depict the wonders of marine life and ecosystems as well as some of the challenges that face them, such as climate change and pollution. Visitors will also learn about the...
Secretary-General's Visit Marks Closure of UN Pavilion at Expo 2012
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Oceans and Coasts: Did you Know?
Fisheries and aquaculture are crucial to food security, poverty alleviation and general well-being. In 2009, global total production of fish, crustaceans and mollusks reached 144.6 million tonnes. Of that, nearly 122 million tonnes of fish were used for human food and demand is expected to rise... read more
This Week in the UN Pavilion
On 5 June, the United Nations Pavilion at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea celebrated the World Environment Day with local junior high school students by organizing a special lecture by a highly esteemed cartoon artist Mr. Yoon Seung-woon. With over 50 years of professional experience dedicated to creating educational and environmental cartoons, Mr. Yoon is a singular figure in the Korean cartoon history...read more
UN Day Remarks - Ms. Amina Mohamed
Our Excellency Mr. Lee Joon-hee,
My fellow Co-Commissioner General, Mr. Samuel Koo,
Distinguished Commissioners, Directors and Ladies and Gentlemen
It is my great honor to join you today as we celebrate the United Nations Day at Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea.