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Ban Ki-moon: 'How Many More People Must Die?'

The UN Secretary-General calls for an arms embargo on Syria and expresses skepticism about airstrikes against Sunni extremists in Iraq. more
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Asia Society New York on June 20, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

'We Must Act': UN's Ban Ki-moon Calls for Syrian Arms Embargo in Asia Society Address

With no end to the Syrian conflict in sight, the UN's Secretary-General called for the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria, as part of a six-point plan to deal with the crisis. more
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the Asia Society in New York on Friday, June 20, 2014. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Complete Text of Ban Ki-moon's Address, 'Crisis in Syria: Civil War, Global Threat'

"The immediate priority of the United Nations in Syria is to end the violence," the United Nations Secretary-General said Friday, June 20, 2014, at Asia Society in New York. more

Ban Ki-moon: The Crisis in Syria (Complete)

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the many dimensions of the Syrian conflict and offers a six-point plan that could conceivably help to end it. more

Diplomat, Author Siv Shares Powerful Story (Complete)

Sichan Siv discusses his amazing journey from the Killing Fields to the White House. more

Diplomat, Author Siv Shares Powerful Story

Sichan Siv discusses his amazing journey from the Killing Fields to the White House. more
Sri Lankan policemen look on as Tamil pro-government activists take part in a demonstration outside the UN offices in Colombo on March 10, 2014, to protest a proposed US-led UN resolution to investigate Sri Lanka for alleged war crimes. (Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images)

When Will Sri Lanka End Its Silence?

It's obvious the situation in Sri Lanka has improved since the end of the civil war, but the government’s loftier and more consequential promises remain unfulfilled, writes Bhavani Fonseka. more

What's Holding Asian Women Back?

Lakshmi Puri and fellow panelists cite factors impeding women's professional success in Asian countries, such as poverty and cultural traditions. more

Women of Asia at Work (Complete)

Lakshmi Puri, Deborah Gillis, Kaoriko Kuge, and Nobuko Sasae explore how women have affected Asia's workforce in the 21st century. more
Ambassador Sichan Siv. (Canpolat/Connors)

Ambassador Sichan Siv, From the Killing Fields to The White House

A former United States Ambassador to the United Nations joins Asia Society Texas Center to tell his amazing story. more