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About Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat and a former Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Kofi Annan first worked for the World Health Organization as a Budget Officer. He has also been a Director of Tourism in Ghana, head of personnel with the UN High Commission for Refugees, and Assistant Secretary-General of the UN. During events like the battle of Somalia and the Rwandan Genocide, he was Under Secretary-General for the Department of Peacekeeping. After becoming the seventh Secretary-General of the UN, he became a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize with the UN for his work.
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Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.Kofi Annan
Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.Kofi Annan
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.Kofi Annan
I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.Kofi Annan
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are conditions for development.Kofi Annan
If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.Kofi Annan
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.Kofi Annan
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.Kofi Annan
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.Kofi Annan
More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.Kofi Annan
Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.Kofi Annan
The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.Kofi Annan
The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.Kofi Annan
There is no development strategy more beneficial to society as a whole - women and men alike - than the one which involves women as central players.Kofi Annan
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.Kofi Annan
We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan's Popularity
Kofi Annan was a famous Ghanaian diplomat, who was born on April 8, 1938. As a person born on this date, Kofi Annan is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (April 8) and the 15th most popular for the year (1938).
People born on April 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Kofi Annan is the 657th most popular Aries.
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