Kofi Annan to speak at Bali Democracy Forum
Coconuts BaliKofi Annan to speak at Bali Democracy ForumCoconuts BaliThe ninth Bali Democracy Forum will run December 8 to 9 in Nusa Dua and reportedly will be attended by representatives from at least 60 countries. The hot topic on the table at this year's forum will relate to religion: “Religion, Democracy, and ...
Posted on 14 February 2017 | 9:31 pm
Former Mexican President Felipe Calderon to
Sarasota Herald-TribuneFormer Mexican President Felipe Calderon to speak in SarasotaSarasota Herald-TribuneKofi Annan has canceled his talk with the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series, but another major political figure will take his place. Former Mexico President Felipe Calderon will speak March 22 at the Van Wezel Performing ...and more »
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 3:09 pm
Statement by Kofi Annan on the situation in
Myjoyonline.comStatement by Kofi Annan on the situation in Ivory CoastMyjoyonline.comI am deeply concerned by the military mutinies that have beset Côte d'Ivoire in recent weeks. They are a setback not only for the country's economic development and reputation, but also for Africa's democratic progress. Resorting to arms and holding ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2017 | 10:45 am
Statement by Kofi Annan on the situation in
Freedom NewspaperStatement by Kofi Annan on the situation in the Ivory CoastFreedom NewspaperGeneva, 10 February I am deeply concerned by the military mutinies that have beset Côte d'Ivoire in recent weeks. They are a setback not only for the country's economic development and reputation, but also for Africa's democratic progress. Resorting.
Posted on 10 February 2017 | 10:52 am
Mary Robinson 'bullied' into leaving
Irish TimesMary Robinson 'bullied' into leaving presidency earlyIrish TimesFormer president Mary Robinson has said she was bullied by then UN secretary-general Kofi Annan into taking up the role of commissioner sooner than she wanted. Ms Robinson took up the role of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in September ...Mary Robinson says she was "bullied" into stepping down as President earlythejournal.ieall 2 news articles »
Posted on 10 February 2017 | 5:23 am
Why can’t the world keep its promises?
In April 2000, world leaders made six pledges to improve education. None of them were kept.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:18 pm
Berkeley postdoc and wunderkind probes
For his recently published book, Indecision Points: George W. Bush and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Berkeley postdoc and wunderkind Daniel Zoughbie interviewed more than three dozen world leaders including Condoleezza Rice, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 11:38 am
Kofi Annan promotes consumption of sweet
A former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Kofi Annan, and his wife, Nane, are collaborating with the International Potato Centre (CIP) to intensify a campaign on the consumption of sweet potatoes to improve the health of women and children less than five years.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:00 pm
Africa needs to do more to feed itself –
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Mr Kofi Annan, has warned against growing food insecurity in Africa and urged the leaders and stakeholders to demonstrate strong commitment to deal with the problem.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 12:37 am
Kofi Annan Fast Facts
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Kofi Annan, former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 2:21 pm
NDC Primaries: Varsity Don, Others Pick
Dr. Ahorsu who is also senior lecturer at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and a research fellow at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy (LECIAD) is seeking to snatch the seat from incumbent MP Dr ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:05 pm
Annan: China's economy still solid
Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, said on Thursday evening that he believes China's economy is still solid, and he doesn't agree that the financial crisis is just around the corner. Annan made such remarks when he was giving a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:09 pm
Assad’s confidence in his backers seems
It is clear, however, that something needs to change: efforts by the UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura have gone no further than the work of his predecessors, Kofi Annan and Lakhdar Brahimi. Talk of “freezing” front lines evaporated long before the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:02 pm
Daesh (ISIS) Heritage Destruction In Syria
In 2000, Kofi Annan, in his capacity as UN Secretary-General, authored the report "We the Peoples" on the role of the United Nations in the 21st Century and he posed the following question: If humanitarian intervention is, indeed, an unacceptable assault ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:11 pm
Heritage Destruction in Syria is a War Crime
In 2000, Kofi Annan, in his capacity as UN Secretary-General, authored the report “We the Peoples” on the role of the United Nations in the 21st Century and he posed the following question: If humanitarian intervention is, indeed, an unacceptable ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:45 pm
Kofi Annan tackles drug trafficking in West
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan launched a commission Thursday to tackle drug trafficking in West Africa as the region increasingly becomes a stopover point for cocaine and marijuana shipments from the Americas to Europe.
Posted on 31 January 2013 | 9:59 am
Annan: Military intervention in Syria won't
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan is warning that military intervention in Syria by the major powers won't work.
Posted on 20 October 2012 | 12:30 pm
No Syrian peace in sight as Annan exits as
Kofi Annan's time as a would-be peacemaker among Syria's warring parties is over, and he quietly exited the role Friday having failed to end the conflict in the Arab state. Now the task falls to another veteran U.N. diplomat, Lakhdar Brahimi.
Posted on 31 August 2012 | 8:38 am
Russia: West 'instigating' Syrian opposition
Russia accused Western powers Wednesday of "openly instigating" Syrian opposition groups to take up arms in their fight to unseat President Bashar Assad.
Posted on 15 August 2012 | 9:16 pm
Diplomats: Algeria's Brahimi could replace
Former Algerian foreign affairs minister and longtime U.N. official Lakhdar Brahimi is a strong candidate to replace former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan as peace envoy to Syria, diplomats said Thursday.
Posted on 9 August 2012 | 3:20 pm