10.10.2012 - Education Sector

Ban ki-Moon’s school textbook

V. Dellinger - This book was printed on machines donated by UNESCO and the UN Korean Reconstruction Agency on 5 September 1956

As a boy, UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon used a school textbook which was published by UNESCO in 1956.

On the occasion of his visit to UNESCO on 9 October 2012, he offered a copy to the Open UNESCO exhibition. Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, called it “an example of the power of education”.

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