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Invite-only Ban Ki-moon event perpetuates campus elitism

On August 12, United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon gave a talk at the University of Calgary for International Youth Day. A few weeks prior, I received an e-mail invite to the event. The e-mail detailed how U of C provost and vice-president academic Dru Marshall was “pleased to invite [me] to a reception and…

United Nations secretary general speaks at University of Calgary

By Melanie Woods, August 12 2016 — In his first official visit to Alberta, United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon spoke to hundreds of students at the University of Calgary August 12. Formally titled, “A call to youth: the UN in Canada in a changing world,” the evening — coinciding with International Youth Day —…

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