Kofi Annan


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Kofi Annan

Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006. He worked on a variety of international development projects during his tenure, including the Iraq Oil-for-Food program. He was a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize.
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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee addressed the students and faculty members of India-Ghana Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence in ICT today (June 14, 2016).
Tauseef Afzal, a Pakistani telecom professional has won the prestigious Kofi Annan Fellowship.
Bush lors de l'invasion de l'Irak en 2003, affirme l'ex-Secretaire general des Nations unies Kofi Annan dans une interview au Times.
Kofi Annan should not be a reason to keep away from the six-point plan adopted by the Security Council Resolution 2042," the Syrian ambassador said.
New York, August 17(Petra)-- UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey announced on Friday that the former Algerian foreign minister and longtime UN official Lakhdar Brahimi will replace former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as joint UN-Arab League envoy to Syria.
SIR - You reported William Hague's concern with the war in Syria, especially with the resignation of the peace envoy Kofi Annan ("Bloodbath looming as Assad targets Aleppo", Aug 6.
NNA - 03/08/2007 - Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, on Friday accused Western countries of crushing the 6-point peace plan of UN International Mediator Kofi Annan to end the 17-month-old bloodshed in Syria.
Kofi Annan has resigned as the international envoy to Syria.
Kofi Annan announced he would resign from his post as the UN and the Arab League mediator for the Syrian crisis, a statement issued Thursday by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, indicated.
Summary: Syria has denied accusations by the UN's Special Envoy Kofi Annan that it used heavy weapons to attack the village of Tremseh.
Annan has put forward because we need that transition for the benefit of the Syrian people, and it is not one person alone who will bring about that transition in Syria, certainly not Kofi Annan," Carney said.
Saudi Arabia urged a Friends of Syria meeting to adopt a tough stand and force the Syrian regime to abandon repression and accept a political settlement to the crisis in line with the plan presented by Kofi Annan, joint representative of the United Nations and the Arab League.