Who is Kofi Annan

Kofi Atta Annan (; 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018) was a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from 1997 to 2006. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. He was the founder and chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, as well as chairman of The Elders, an international organisation founded by Nelson Mandela.Annan studied economics at Macalester College, international relations at the Graduate Institute Geneva, and management at MIT. Annan joined the UN in 1962, working for the World Health Organization's Geneva office. He went on to work in several capacities at the UN Headquarters including serving as the Under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping between March 1992 and December 1996. He was appointed secretary...
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Emmytech007: ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. ~ kofi annan
Nsiayaw2: ndc primaries: dr. james kofi annan predicts 99% victory for john mahama. former president john mahama will win 99.9% of votes whenever the ndc holds its presidential primaries, this is according to the 2020 parliamentary candidate for effutu constituency, dr. james kofi annan.
Moby_app: "privacy is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of other human rights." - kofi annan
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Coachjsw: β€œto live is to choose. but to choose well, you must know who you are what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.” -kofi annan
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The Bison
 by Hilaire Belloc

The Bison is vain, and (I write it with pain)
The Door-mat you see on his head
Is not, as some learned professors maintain,
The opulent growth of a genius- brain;
But is sewn on with needle and thread.



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