Harvard Kennedy School celebrates graduating students who carry the School’s mission of public service around the globe. Our graduates embody the aspiration that skilled leadership and smart public policy can improve people’s lives.
For general information about Harvard Commencement, events schedules, and locations, visit commencement.harvard.edu.
Class Day is a time-honored HKS tradition where graduating students and their guests as well as faculty members and staff come together to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2023.
Remarks by former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon MC/MPA 1984 at Harvard Kennedy School on May 24, 2023.