This paper deals with the major criticism labeled against Ban Ki-moon’s leadership is that “he appointed his own people and stamped his own priorities on the organization”. In other words, Ban was keen in appointing those people who are supporters of his policies. While appointing UN officials at various parts of the world or while posting UN peace keeping forces at different parts of the world, Ban gave more emphasize to preserve his interests. “He tries to cement his position a little wonkily through issues, with the world financial crisis sharing the top of the priority list with global warming”. Many people believe that Ban like to have one more term in UN secretary’s office and for that purpose he deliberately trying to gain support from all major powers.
Even though Ban is commanding respect from all the major powers in the world, he failed to command respect from some of the problematic countries. For example, it is reported that “Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is facing international pressure to end a crackdown on anti-government protestors, is not taking the U.N. chief's phone calls”. ...Show more