United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Monday in Washington.
His remarks focused on the role of the UN in post-conflict situations.
The Secretary-General is also in the U.S. to accept the Distinguished International Leadership award from the Atlantic Council Monday night in Washington.
Ban Ki-moon is the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations. He took office on January 1, 2007 and was unanimously reelected on June 21, 2011.